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My beautiful fall windflowers
Windflowers are some of my favorite perennials. Everything from the leaves to the buds and actual flowers looks like a work of art in my opinion. They look lovely in the garden of course, but I also like using them for bouquets.
Sowing flowers in winter
I start sowing flowers early, even in winter. It works really well, try it!
How to grow everlasting flowers
These colorful everlasting flowers are pure bliss! We have a tradition here in Sweden where we put the everlastings between the inner and outer windows in our homes. It looks pretty and helps absorb some moist between the windows too.
Growing annual flowers from seed
Try growing annual flowers from seed together with your vegetables. This will save you some time and also add some aesthetic appeal to your vegetable garden.
Fast-Growing Leafy Geens
After garlic comes... Fast-growing leafy greens! I just harvested the garlic in one of my cottage garden beds and now it's time to plant lettuce, parsley and bok choy.
Why Is My Cabbage Splitting?
Two of my lovely cabbage heads look damaged all of a sudden. Has this happened to you too? This process is called cabbage splitting. Read more about how you can stop it below!
Harvest and Dry Mint for Tea
I often harvest and dry mint for tea here in the kitchen garden. The fragrant leaves and hot water is all I need to take a nice break from the computer.
Columnar Trees for the Cottage Garden
My cottage garden is so small, but I don't want to give up my dream of growing fruit trees here. The solution? Columnar trees!
Growing Snow Peas in Summer
It's the middle of summer but it's not too late to sow snow peas. The peas actually grow really nicely in the warm soil. Here are three of my favorite tips on sowing snow peas in June.
Garden DIY: Wattle Edging
Wattle edging is so cute and quaint! This is probably my favorite way to edge beds in the garden. Keep reading to learn how you can do it too!
My Favorite 6 Vegetables for Raised Beds
Lots of plants do well in raised beds, but I do have a few favorites. Here are my 6 top picks of vegetables for raised beds!