Best time to take lavender cuttings
Propagating lavender with cuttings is surprisingly easy, and I get really good results too. Lavender cuttings are of course free, which just makes it even better!
Quick compost in a styrofoam box
I'm all about repurposing, so I thought I would use an old styrofoam box as a container for my compost. It works really well! The styrofoam provides really great insulation which is perfect if you want to make quick compost.
How to get rid of couch grass
I managed to turn the most weed-ridden spot in my garden into a productive bed. Here are my best tips on how to get rid of couch grass in your garden.
Garden DIY: Building a polytunnel
Spinach, lettuce, lamb's lettuce and more grows here inside my miniature polytunnel that I put in my greenhouse. Read this article to learn how you can start building a polytunnel at home too.
Decorating your home with 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.
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!
Protect your crops with plant cover
As you might know by now, I'm a firm believer in growing vegetables all year long. Using plant cover is one great way to make the growing season outside just a little bit longer. This is how I use it.
Garden DIY: Building a cold frame lid
My large cold frame (9 ft 10 x 3 ft 3) is covered by two smart lids that I built myself. Building a cold frame lid is actually really easy and helps you prolong the growing season. Try it!
Early sowing: My 6 best tips
The key to growing vegetables early in the season is to start preparations already in fall. It's easy to get going when you have a few pallet collar beds ready in winter. These are my best tips for early sowing.
Fertilize with nettle water
After three weeks in the barrel, it's finally time to start using the nettle water in my vegetable garden. I'll do it on a day when rain is in the air.
Using diluted urine as fertilizer
It might sound crazy, but diluted urine is actually the perfect fertilizer. I've been using it for quite some time, and it seems like there are many advantages to this method. Why not get a potty and try it out yourself?