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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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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Irrigation

Water is the main component of plants, and through the water, the plants receive all the nutrients. Therefore plants must not be missing, which means that during drought, the plants must be irrigated. Some basic rules for effective irrigation: we must provide for light earth because rain does not flow away from the crust. The […]

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Rotation – Alternation of Vegetables

Plants do not grow well for several years continuously in the same land. Therefore we change their place on the garden – we alternate. With this, we allow a homogeneous use of nutrients in the earth and slow down the development of diseases and pests. The main rule of rotation is that every year, the […]

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Plants Illnesses

Plant diseases are caused by fungi, viruses, bacteria, and non-living factors. Plants are more inclined to get sick if there is too much organic matter on the ground (eg, too much fertilization with nitrogen), in unpleasant weather conditions and if the plant has been subjected to stress. Therefore in adverse terms, we strengthen plants with […]

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