Search Results for: mulching
How to grow black salsify: Mulching
It can be very challenging to grow vegetables when it's hot and dry outside. I try to use mulch as a way to protect my plants in summer. This is how I grow black salsify with the help of mulch.
Mulching my polytunnels
What a challenge! I decided I wanted to start mulching my polytunnels. But this is also one of the most important spots in my garden where I grow so many vegetables. So, how to combine the two? I think I've found a good solution!
Mulching with sheep's wool
I finally decided to try mulching with wool! This is what my first attempt looks like. I think it works really well, and it looks beautiful too!
Soil analysis part 3 – Mulching the polytunnels
It's time to take a look at the polytunnels in the third article about the soil analysis I did in my garden. The soil is doing well, but I need to make some changes to improve the overall quality of the polytunnel soil. And I plan to do it with (you guessed it), more mulch!
Soil analysis part 2: Mulching works!
"Nobody is making any money off these methods. A lot of people might feel provoked by the fact that you can succeed without buying any fancy products." The results are in – mulching works wonders!
How to Use Row Cover in Your Garden
Row cover or garden fabric is a wonderful tool for anyone who wants to grow their own vegetables. This article is about how you can use row cover to succeed in the garden!
How to Grow Potatoes in a Raised Bed
I decided to grow potatoes in a raised bed this year! I can fit around ten seed potatoes in the bed and I'm looking forward to harvesting a lot more in May and June. The variety I'm using is called Orla.
Oak Hill Cottage Garden - June 2019
My garden at Oak Hill Cottage looked absolutely lovely in June last year. I can't believe how easy it is to start growing even in a smaller space too!
How to create deep raised beds
The deep raised beds in my garden are amazing! I love growing vegetables in them since I know from the start that anything I sow or plant in them will produce such a good harvest.
How much mulch do I need?
It's time to cover my garden with mulch. But the question is: How much mulch should I use?
Carrot fly infestations: How to prevent them
Why are my carrots covered in brown spots, and what has been burrowing in them? The carrot fly maggots can cause a lot of problems. This is how you prevent future infestations.