Month: October 2021
Garden DIY: Making a woven compost basket
This large woven compost basket is like a work of art. Do you want to build one too? Read this article to learn how to make your own.
Sowing new seeds in fall
I know it's late, but I have decided that the growing season is not quite over yet. It's still reasonably warm here so I decided to sow new seeds in fall too!
Propagating blackberries with tip layering
I recently found five branches with new roots on my thornless blackberry bush in the polytunnel. I decided to plant them and now I'm just waiting for them to grow!
Growing pointed cabbage
I have plenty of lovely cabbage heads in my kitchen garden right now. I made cabbage rolls the other day from my homegrown pointed cabbage. Delicious!
Planting garlic in fall
Garlic is one of the staples in my kitchen garden, I can't go without it! Here are my best tips for planting garlic in fall.
Storing Carrots in a Root Clamp
I can't believe how convenient it is to store vegetables in a root clamp. I make them in my greenhouse and bury carrots and other root vegetables I want to keep here long-term.
My favorite lettuce
I know that lettuce is probably a favorite for many of you. Not very surprising of course considering how good and refreshing lettuce can be.
Protect your crops with plant cover
As you might know by now, I'm a firm believer in growing vegetables all year long. Using plant cover is one great way to make the growing season outside just a little bit longer. This is how I use it.
Garden DIY: Building a cold frame lid
My large cold frame (9 ft 10 x 3 ft 3) is covered by two smart lids that I built myself. Building a cold frame lid is actually really easy and helps you prolong the growing season. Try it!
Fertilizing carrots with bokashi
These carrots look completely unreal! Some of you might think they will taste bad because of their large size. But this is actually not the case! Fertilizing carrots with bokashi compost seems to do the trick.
Growing borlotti beans in cold climates
These lovely borlotti beans are such a joy. They look absolutely beautiful and taste great too! But can you really grow these beans in cold climates too? The answer is yes!