Growing

  • Polyculture Gardening // Part III

    This is a spontaneous bed that we created over lawn. Some of the plants are perennials, some of them are annuals. Having perennials in a bed is both challenging and fun to play…

  • Polyculture Gardening Part II

    Here’s the Part II of our polyculture garden tour.    Kale On the outer edge of the bed I planted kale as a living fence. It grows quite high and defines the borders…

  • Polyculture Gardening-Part I

    https://youtu.be/xH4gXYNKm24 I’ve been researching and experimenting on polyculture gardening for a couple of seasons and I can see that it works very well! There are more pollinators and beneficial insects as well as…

  • Improvised Low Tunnel

    With the weather being so unexpected this year, I didn’t want my potatoes to freeze. So I made an improvised low tunnel to protect them. There were some willow branches that I collected…

  • Pvc Pipe Low Tunnel

    For a long time we wanted to make a low tunnel using pvc pipes.They are durable, water resistant and lightweight. By chance my parents had a special tool for connecting the pipes with…

  • Galium Aparine (Cleavers) // Yoğurt Otu

    Cleavers come out in abundance in late winter to spring. They cling to clothes, cats, anything that is close by! They start to show up as early as January and grow rapidly in…

  • Growing Plants from Cuttings

    Whenever I see a plant I like I just take a little cutting about 10 cm long with at least 2 eyes on it and stick it in a pot filled with loose…

  • Garden in February

    Spinach plants that I sowed at the end of September are going strong. They endured snow and freezing weather! Broccoli is fruiting Swiss chard’s leaves are getting larger, Fennel is giving out new…