How to Store Onions at Home
I thought it was nonsense a few years ago when our family friend Birger demonstrated how he stored onions. He waved with a cardboard box and talked about keeping it standing. Indoors. Full of onions. Well, it turns out he was right!
Sara Bäckmo at Solliden Palace 2023
Welcome to my garden blog at www.sarabackmo.com. This is where you'll find information about my exhibition at Solliden Palace.
Growing rhubarb from seed
It's time to grow rhubarb! Growing rhubarb from seed is a great way to get plenty of plants for the rhubarb patch in your garden. The seed viability is really good!
Garden Tool Belt SARA - Perfect for an Outdoor Lifestyle
This smart garden tool belt is my new favorite accessory in the garden. You can wear it several different ways! A garden bag, leg holster and tool belt all in one. Now shipping to the EU and the UK. Read more about it below!
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 make your own apple juice
Homemade juice is just the best. I pasteurize the juice to make it last longer, it works really well! This is how I make my apple juice at home.
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!