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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!
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.
How to grow Brussels sprouts
I just can't wait to start harvesting my bright green Brussels sprouts! This is how I grow Brussels sprouts at home in my kitchen garden.
Earthworms are a gardener's best friend
I have plenty of earthworms here in the kitchen garden. They might not look very nice, but they are extremely useful!