Garden DIY: Storing grass clippings
I love using grass clippings as mulch in my kitchen garden. Storing grass clippings is a great way to keep it fresh longer. This is how I do it.
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 vegetables in compost
Forget about those large compost piles that just lay around. Why not build smaller piles that you can use instead? Try growing vegetables in compost!
Growing turnip in my garden
Growing turnip this beautiful just makes me feel so happy! This particular variety was very common in the past here in Scandinavia, but we haven't forgotten about it in my garden.
Growing vegetables in dry conditions
It's been insanely hot this summer and my vegetables are starting to suffer. But don't get too discouraged yet. There are plenty of things you can do to be successful even if you're growing vegetables in dry conditions.
Plants that cause burns and blisters
We had an accident a few years ago when my kids got burns and blisters from some of the plants in my garden. The plants that cause burns might not be the ones you think though!
Gardening calendar: What I sow in July
As you might know by now, I sow new seeds all year round. We have enough light for the plants outside until November, as long as it's warm of course. This is what I sow in July!
How to: Growing napa cabbage (Chinese cabbage)
This is the first time I'm growing napa cabbage of the variety Scarvita and I have to say I'm very impressed with the result. I just love pink, so harvesting fresh pink cabbages is of course a big thing for me!
Planting leek in dry soil
It's so dry and hot outside! Does this mean that you won't be able to grow your favorite vegetables right now? Of course not! This post is about planting leek in dry soil, but I use this method for many other vegetables too.