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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!
Soil analysis Part 1: Getting my soil tested
I want to know more about how my soil is doing! So, I decided to do a soil analysis and tested the soil in my polytunnels and in the raised beds outside. This is how it works!
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!
4 organic fertilizers for your garden
I use a few different organic fertilizers in my garden, even in winter. Adding some liquid organic fertilizers is a great way to prepare the soil for new sowings. Here are my favorite organic fertilizers.
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!
Video tour: An amazing mulched garden
This lovely mulched garden is absolutely overflowing with beautiful flowers and vegetables. Watch this video tour to learn what's possible with a simple trick like 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.
Using Fresh Manure as Fertilizer Part 2
Horse manure is the perfect fertilizer for most gardens. That's why I decided to make an article series about the pros, cons and practicalities of using it. This part of the series is about how to use fresh manure as fertilizer!
My Preparations for Spring Gardening
I really recommend starting preparations for spring gardening already in fall. Check out my to-do list below for more inspiration!