Composting (Part 2)

Green fertilization It is useful on the new vegetable garden or in case we want to use purchased organic fertilizers instead of manure. We plant the plants for the green fertilization for the flowerbeds. We can cut them several times and use them as mulch, those frozen from the winter must be buried on the […]

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The Tomato

Lycopersicon esculentum Cultivation We grow it from seedlings. We transplant it outdoors when the temperatures during the day exceed 18 ° C, the night ones instead the 10 ° C. Virgulti too large develop more difficultly and yield later. The tall tomato needs support. The bunched tomato does not. The tall tomato must be grown […]

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The Melons

Cucumis melo Cultivation We grow them from seedlings to have time to ripen. For strong roots, we fill the pots for the shoots up to, later we add the earth to fill the jar. We transplant them outdoors when it is already boiling. If possibly the air cools, we wrap them with straw. Distances Among […]

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The Rhubarb

Rheum rhabarbarum Cultivation We grow it as a perennial plant and reproduce it with pieces of roots of the adult plant. We gather flowers before they bloom because they use a lot of nutrients. After ten years, it must be transplanted elsewhere because it is old, and in worse conditions, it will decay faster. Distances […]

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The Radish

Raphanus sativus Cultivation We sow directly on a permanent and shaded place. It is not demanding. Distances Among the rows at least 30 cm, the planets line up tightly together, after which we gradually thin out. We can plant it among the other plants, especially near the carrot, because the earth harrows them. Position With […]

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Composting (Part 1)

In general For a strong root system and to form flowers, the plants need phosphorus. For the quality of the fruits and the potassium resistance, the plants with green parts instead need a little more nitrogen. Adding wrong fertilizers can result in a weaker root system, too fast growth, and less resistance to disease. We […]

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The Leek

Allium porrum Cultivation From seedlings or directly to a permanent place. The seeds should be grown in a cold and protected environment, only if it germinates it needs higher temperatures. At transplantation, we can shorten the root system, which makes it stronger, but the earth is mulched with organic mulch. Even if temperatures exceed 7 […]

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