Month: August 2018
When should I start harvesting carrots?
A new gardener just asked me this question about carrots: "How do you know when it's time to start harvesting carrots? Are there any surefire signs?" The answer is yes! Read this article to learn what they are.
My daily inspiration: Gardening with kids
Gardening with kids is so fun! They go about things quite differently compared to us grown-ups.
Companion planting: Which vegetables should I use?
Companion planting is not only effective, it can look really nice too! Try these combinations in your own garden. They work really well for me!
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!
How to: Planting basil cuttings
I skip the water phase when I take care of my basil cuttings. Straight into the ground is my more my style. Basil cuttings produce many plants and leaves, and you can keep harvesting them for a long time. This is how I propagate my basil with the help of cuttings!
Should I use grey water in the garden?
Can you really use grey water with traces of shampoo, soap or dishwashing liquid in your garden? I called an expert to find out more.