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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!
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!
A tour of my fall garden
I knew that I was being a bit too optimistic thinking I could keep my hands off new projects at the start of the summer. Here are a few pictures of my fall garden and everything I managed to do this season.
Garden DIY: Storing grass clippings
I love using grass clippings as mulch in my kitchen garden. Storing grass clippings is a great way to keep it fresh longer. This is how I do it.
4 organic fertilizers for your garden
I use a few different organic fertilizers in my garden, even in winter. Adding some liquid organic fertilizers is a great way to prepare the soil for new sowings. Here are my favorite organic fertilizers.
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.