some days ago i listened to a debate on the radio about the 20 cm courgette, which is usually offered by supermarkets. the critic was that the 20 cm dogma suggests that only this small courgettes are delicious.
these are the first apples from our terrace. in spring we bought a column apple tree which is growing very slender, so on every terrace or balcony it would have enough space. it will grow only horizontally without the branches we usually know … Continue reading →
august and september are like the land of milk and honey. there are millions of things which are ready to harvest. your entire vegetable garden is exploding and the trees and bushes are hanging full of fruits.
these are our latest eatable friends from our terrace: a small tree with red currants, a bush with black currants and one with gooseberries. maybe not all three of them but at least one will find some space even on the smallest … Continue reading →
tomatoes are very easy to grow if you pay attention to some small things. first of all they need a plant pot that is big enough. secondly, the fruits don’t like rain. and finally you have to pinch the tomatoes … Continue reading →
this is the first year ever that the winter purslane worked. so it seems that winter purslane works only during very mild winters, which is really sad, as we do not often have a mild winter like the last one. … Continue reading →
our tomato plants are still very small but i am happy that the seeds i grew myself last summer are still working! so if should you have your favorite tomato this summer, take the opportunity and keep some seeds so … Continue reading →
it is high time to plan your kitchen garden, if you have not already done that. we will start to sow broad beans, peas, sugar peas, carrots, spinach, spring onion, first lettuce maybe and we also will plant garlic and … Continue reading →