When the first frost arrives in the garden
Oh no! A pristine white layer of frost recently covered my lawn in early morning. My plants look like glass statues. What should I do about the frost in the garden?
10 Vegetables You Can Grow Indoors
No space in your beds? No problem! Why not just use your windowsill at home and grow indoors instead. Here are my 10 favorite vegetables that you can grow inside.
Winter-sow fast-growing leafy greens
Growing vegetables in winter are generally called winter-sowing. I decided to winter-sow fast-growing leafy greens in my cottage garden. Trust me, it works!
Oak Hill Cottage Garden - December 2019
This has been a wonderful year at the cottage, and now it's time from my last update about winter in Oak Hill. I'm growing potted tomatoes in my kitchen and hoping for an early harvest from my winter sowing outside!
Oak Hill Cottage Garden - November 2019
Lots of things happened at Oak Hill Cottage Garden in November. I made sausages, buried bokashi and most importantly: fixed up the root cellar!
Sowing flowers in winter
I start sowing flowers early, even in winter. It works really well, try it!
6 vegetables I winter sow
I know it's the middle of winter but I just can't wait! My fingers are itching so I decided to winter sow 6 of my favorite vegetables.
Time to get a polytunnel!
If you want to optimize your gardening and grow all year round, it's time to get a polytunnel!
Winter-sowing in a cold frame
I generally do two types of sowing in winter: First of all the vegetables I sow and leave to grow in the same spot. And then of course the vegetables I pre-sow and move somewhere else. Today, I'm winter-sowing in a cold frame outside.
How to winter-sow tomatoes
One of my readers recently asked me if it's possible to winter-sow tomatoes. The answer is: It depends!
Growing leafy greens in winter
It's cold and dark outside, so what could be better than preparing for spring? I do it by growing leafy greens in winter.