Jerusalem artichoke in a bowl
Gardening advice & tips

How to harvest Jerusalem artichoke

2022-09-30 0

Jerusalem artichoke is popular as a “functional food” and healthy, high-fiber potato substitute. When it comes to growing vegetables, however, the question arises: when and how should you harvest Jerusalem artichokes? Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), […]

ripening cherry tomatoes
Gardening advice & tips

Is wintering tomatoes useful or not?

2022-09-29 0

Is it possible to overwinter tomato plants? Here is an explanation of whether and under what conditions it makes sense to overwinter these heat-loving plants. Can tomatoes be overwintered? The answer to this question is: […]


Are elderberries really poisonous?

2022-09-28 0

Time and again, there are warnings about the toxic ingredients in raw elderberries. Here is what you should look out for when preparing and eating them. Are raw elderberries poisonous or edible? The question always […]

Green Living

Acorns: edible or poisonous?

2022-09-26 0

Acorns are the subject of a number of culinary mysteries, and many people are not sure whether the nuts are edible or poisonous. Here is what acorns are all about and whether you should enjoy […]

a lush green lawn
Do it yourself

Aerate: How to get oxygen into the lawn

2022-09-21 0

For a lawn to grow nice and thick and be lush green, you have to aerate it occasionally. So-called aerification loosens the soil, more oxygen reaches the roots and the lawn grasses thrive better. Here’s […]

Horse manure is a great fertilizer for the garden
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Horse manure as fertilizer for the garden

2022-09-20 0

Horse manure is considered an excellent fertilizer for roses and fruit trees. However, before using it in the vegetable garden, it must be properly prepared. If you are lucky enough to live near a horse […]

parsely in winter
Gardening advice & tips

Frost-hardy garden herbs for the winter

2022-09-19 0

Whether sage, rosemary or basil: these frost-hardy garden herbs provide aromatic seasoning for the kitchen even in the cold season. Those who rely on frost-hardy garden herbs do not have to do without fresh herbs […]