Month: August 2019
My homemade rosehip puree
The rosehips are ripe in Sweden and that means a lot of picking here at home! I make rosehip puree that I can use in plenty of different desserts. Yum!
Red Noodle yard-long bean
This yard-long bean variety is called Red Noodle, and I couldn't think of a more fitting name. I grow it in my polytunnel here at home in zone 3, and I have had great results so far. This is how I do it.
Vegetables you can grow in shade
This bed only gets around an hour of sunlight in the early mornings. But the leafy greens are thriving here! This is what I grow in shade in my kitchen garden.
How to use a plug tray
I decided to use a plug tray to grow leafy greens that I can put in the shady spots in my garden. I really recommend this method! I grow plenty of different vegetables this way, for example, sprouting broccoli.
Video tour: An amazing mulched garden
This lovely mulched garden is absolutely overflowing with beautiful flowers and vegetables. Watch this video tour to learn what's possible with a simple trick like mulching.
My 28 best harvesting tips
What should the snow pea look like when it's ready? And is there a surefire way to know when a corncob is ripe? Here are my 28 best harvesting tips that answer these questions, and many more!
Growing all year round: My guide to summer sowings
Summer is coming to an end up here in the north, but I still wanted to make a few more summer sowings that I can harvest later in fall.
Gardening Calendar: What I sow in August
I won't give up on the growing season, even though it's August in zone 3. I sow new seeds now so I can harvest vegetables later in fall. This is what I sow in August.