Seeds

I love seeds. I have been addicted to them since I was a kid. My dad used to give me a tiny space in his garden where I planted radishes, lettuce, beans, peas, tomatoes. And they grew! It was like a miracle. I was also hooked on different varieties. Well, at that time I went … 

 

Beets

Beets are my new discovery. I had beets before. Here in Central Europe we pickle them and eat them with the main course. We use very ripe beets, the bigger the better. I find them pleasant but nothing special. The idea of using  “baby” beets, roasting them and experimenting with them came from the internet. … 

 

Times move on

Wow, things got a bit out of hand. Everything is happening so fast! I made these pictures just a week ago and they seem out of date already. This is a small walk through the garden. I hope you enjoy. In the front I planted some poppies. I bought them on ebay and the “guy” claimed that … 

 

Gardening With Kids

I love to do gardening stuff with my son. He is very clever and helps a lot; he also provides some surprises, like when corn appears among your lettuce. Despite some problems /picking green blueberries, stepping on young plants/ gardening with 2-3 year old humans can be fun.  It is a whole new world for … 

 

Organic or not organic

Organic or not organic, I’m asking myself again. In the beginning of the season I was all excited to do a full organic approach. While our neighbours were dumping tons of chemistry on their land and laughing at this naive beginner, I was full of happy thoughts for my crops. Our lawn is not perfect … 

 

Strawberries

What an idea, right! Strawberries are a very popular and healthy treat to grow. The ones from your garden will taste superior to the ones from supermarket. They are relatively easy to grow. They are a big part of our gardening history. Because of their health benefits they were used not only as a treat …