Caigua (Cyclanthera pedata)
Vegetable plants

Caigua: planting, caring and harvesting

2023-01-25 0

The caigua (Cyclanthera pedata), also known as the Inca cucumber, is widespread in Peru, but not widely grown elsewhere. Here is how you can grow this annual climber at home and produce its distinctive horn-shaped […]

black salsify and potatoes
Gardening advice & tips

Harvesting salsify: How to do it successfully

2022-10-25 0

Black salsify is in season in fall and winter. Here is how to harvest and store the healthy vegetable correctly. Black salsify is ready for harvesting from October. When harvesting, you should pay attention to […]

Gardening advice & tips

Quinces: tips for harvesting and processing

2022-10-04 0

Quinces are not only very healthy, but also very tasty. Here are tips for harvesting and processing the yellow all-rounders. Quince (Cydonia oblonga) is one of the oldest cultivated fruits. The Babylonians cultivated this fruit […]

harvesting apples
Do it yourself

This is how apples are harvested and stored

2022-09-15 0

In autumn, apple trees bear plenty of fruit, but how are apples harvested as undamaged as possible so that they can be stored afterwards? Here are some tips on how to harvest and store apples. […]

onions after harvesting
Gardening advice & tips

Harvesting onions: When is the right time?

2022-08-24 0

To make onions last long in winter storage, don’t harvest them too early. Don’t make these mistakes when harvesting edible onions. Growing onions (Allium cepa) requires a little patience, because from sowing to harvesting takes […]

ripe tomatoe
Gardening advice & tips

Harvesting tomatoes: When and how

2022-08-03 0

When can you harvest tomatoes? How do you pick them gently? And above all, what to do with unripe fruit? Here is some information on how to harvest tomatoes. Tomatoes are not for nothing the […]

potatoes fresh from the garden
Gardening advice & tips

Tips for harvesting potatoes

2022-07-22 0

When should you harvest potatoes? Here is how you can tell if the tubers in your garden are ripe and how to get them out of the ground undamaged. Harvesting potatoes depends not only on […]