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 →
it was in austria when i ate the first time a salad with kaeferbohnen and i loved it so much that we bought some in the garden center to grow them on our own. i don´t know why but you can´t … Continue reading →
you can harvest kale during the whole winter! this is the most amazing and most attractive fact concerning kale. all of you living in regions with cold winters, freezing temperatures, snow and no fresh greens in january and february, know … Continue reading →