Month: February 2019
Propagating figs with cuttings
Growing figs at home is a real luxury if you live as far north as I do. I can't get enough of figs now. Propagating figs with the help of cuttings is easy. This is how I do it.
My 4 favorite peach varieties
Growing your own peaches is such a luxury. I grow several different varieties here at home, these are my four favorite peach varieties!
Storing dried beans
I dry and store my beans in room temperature, actually in my home office. Storing dried beans this way works really well!
How to grow everlasting flowers
These colorful everlasting flowers are pure bliss! We have a tradition here in Sweden where we put the everlastings between the inner and outer windows in our homes. It looks pretty and helps absorb some moist between the windows too.
How to start a flower garden
Unsure about how you can start your own flower garden at home? Here are my best tips on which flowers to use and how to plant them.
Garden DYI: Making a hotbed with wool
I'm so happy with this project! This is the first time I have tried building a hotbed with wool, it seems to have worked really well so far. I'm excited to see how it develops!
Why is my cabbage so leggy?
Leggy and tall seedlings are not healthy, but it doesn't have to be the end. You might still be able to save some of your plants. Or follow these steps to avoid the problem all together!
Lamb's lettuce – The best greens of the season
We haven’t bought leafy greens in several years. Instead, we enjoy our own home grown and ridiculously fresh greens straight from the garden. Even in February!
Don’t forget about the baby greens
Imagine being completely self-sufficient in leafy greens and salad greens from April onwards, just because you took the chance and started sowing when you’re not “supposed” to.
Sowing flowers in winter
I start sowing flowers early in the year, even in winter. It works really well, try it!
Big troughs of pea sprouts
There really is no point in growing just a small batch of pea shoots. If you want your farming to make a difference in your wallet and over all house hold you’ll need to grow quite a lot. And that’s really not such a hassle.