Guest blog: Maria's sourdough slug repellent!
This is my first time hearing about this method, but it actually works really well! Read more about Maria's sourdough slug repellent here.
Plants that cause burns and blisters
We had an accident a few years ago when my kids got burns and blisters from some of the plants in my garden. The plants that cause burns might not be the ones you think though!
My Duke blueberry plants
It's finally time to start my little jungle project in the polytunnel! I want to grow plenty of tall plants in there and the blueberry variety Duke seemed like the perfect choice.
Save your potato plants for a second harvest
My first harvest of potatoes was quite small, so I'm going to save my potato plants to get a second harvest later in summer.
Cutting, pinching off and pruning tomato plants
I want to get a good harvest from my tomatoes outdoors. Of course, this means a lot of pruning! I have a few methods of pruning tomato plants I wanted to share with you.
5 useful vegetables in my garden
I want to grow a lot of vegetables in my garden so I try to fill any empty spaces that show up in my beds as soon as I can. These are my favorite useful vegetables for this purpose.
Growing and harvesting dill
I just love dill so naturally, I want to grow a lot of it. And harvest dill more than once!
Beginner's tip: Harvest snow peas often
I harvest snow peas often to get a large harvest over several weeks. This is how I do it.
My winter-sown baby carrots
It's time to start harvesting the first carrots of the year, my winter-sown baby carrots of the variety Paris Market.
How to: Plant tomato suckers
Can you really grow tomatoes from tomato suckers? Yes, you can. It is a great way to propagate plants. Now is the perfect time to get going!
Companion planting corn and tomatoes
Can you grow corn and tomatoes together? Of course! I companion plant corn and tomatoes in my kitchen garden with great results.