Growing vegetables in compost
Forget about those large compost piles that just lay around. Why not build smaller piles that you can use instead? Try growing vegetables in compost!
How to: Planting basil cuttings
I skip the water phase when I take care of my basil cuttings. Straight into the ground is my more my style. Basil cuttings produce many plants and leaves, and you can keep harvesting them for a long time. This is how I propagate my basil with the help of cuttings!
How to create deep raised beds
The deep raised beds in my garden are amazing! I love growing vegetables in them since I know from the start that anything I sow or plant in them will produce such a good harvest.
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?
Growing vegetables in dry conditions
It's been insanely hot this summer and my vegetables are starting to suffer. But don't get too discouraged yet. There are plenty of things you can do to be successful even if you're growing vegetables in dry conditions.
How to: Pruning tomato plants
Pruning tomato plants is a great way to get a big harvest of ripe tomatoes in no time. This is how I do it.
Fresh and crispy lettuce in the blink of an eye
Rinsing your lettuce in running cold water can sometimes leave you with cracked leaves. Try this instead!
Delicious (and cheap) tomato and squash salsa
This is one of my favorite simple dishes to make at home. The tomato and squash salsa makes a great base for sauces, lasagnas and stews.
Growing your own food – what's for lunch?
What's for lunch? Well, we use what we can find in the garden. We are quite creative cooks and we build the dishes from what's available at the moment. Growing your own food means that the food is always healthy, fresh and beautiful!
Tips for growing vegetables in dry soil
Growing vegetables in dry soil might seem like a big challenge, but it doesn't have to be that hard! I use row cover to keep my newly sown seeds healthy, even in the middle of summer.
How to: Growing napa cabbage (Chinese cabbage)
This is the first time I'm growing napa cabbage of the variety Scarvita and I have to say I'm very impressed with the result. I just love pink, so harvesting fresh pink cabbages is of course a big thing for me!