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.
Guide: 3 ways to freeze zucchini
I often freeze zucchini here at home. It works really well, but it can be hard to know what to use it for at times. Here are my best tips.
Gardening calendar: What I grow in September
As you might know by now, I grow vegetables all year round. Time to get ready for the fall sowings! This is what I grow in September.
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.
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.