Month: December 2018
Sara's Icelandic wool sweater Riddari
Knitting has been one of my favorite hobbies for many years now. It's so fun to make your own clothes! My friend Ninnie helped me make this Icelandic wool sweater with raspberry red yarn from Léttlopi.
8 tips for eating more vegetables
How can we start eating more vegetables every day? Growing your own food is a good first step of course. But you also need to start adapting your meal planning. Here are my 8 best tips!
Growing Jagallo Nero kale
I had no idea this kale variety would be so special when I started growing it! It has mild but distinct taste and looks completely different from most other kale varieties. Try growing Jagallo Nero too!
What is black salsify and how do I use it?
These black and gangly roots might not look like it, but they really are a delicacy. I love eating my black salsify lightly boiled with some butter and a few drops of lemon juice. Yum!
I work as an influencer and YouTube is a great way to reach people. But it's also a big source of inspiration for me as a creator. I was recently challenged to pick #MyFavouriteVideo on my channel Sara's Kitchen Garden. Here it is!
Garden DIY: Building a brushwood fence
I wanted a natural-looking fence in my garden and brushwood seemed like the perfect choice. I really recommend it!
Three sources of inspiration
It takes a lot of energy to keep up with work, gardening, raising my four children and doing the everyday chores. But where do I get my energy from? I have three main sources of inspiration that keep me strong and energetic.
My best practical gardening tips
Growing your own food can be a messy business. And that's ok! You don't have to be perfect to make it work. I have a few gardening tips that help me keep everything on track, while also embracing the chaos!
Gardening and The five magic hours
Our fridge is covered with pictures, sketches and notes. One of the most important pieces of paper is about how to make a relationship work. The principle is called The five magic hours.
Overwintering artichokes in pots
It's time to overwinter the artichokes that I managed to save from my dried out-beds this summer. I decided to put them in pots in my polytunnel. This is how I do it!