Did you know that the cold season is hard on the garden soil? Over the winter, nutrients are washed out of the soil in large quantities, turning it into a nutrient-poor subsoil.
If plants and vegetables are to develop vigorously and blossom in full glory, these nutrients must be returned to the soil. This requires plenty of sun and water – and you can also help out with fertiliser. In this article you will learn what is important when fertilising and which different fertilisers are available.
Fresh fruit and vegetables from one’ own garden – for many of us, this is a dream scenario. However, only very few city dwellers are lucky enough to have their own garden – and it is precisely here that the desire for more greenery arises. This is why the concept of urban gardening has become popular in recent years, especially in cities like Basel, Bern and Zurich. However, gardening in the city is not only interesting for adults, but also for children.
Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty! Whether it’s a self-sufficient garden or a supplement to your weekly groceries, in this article you’ll learn how to start your own vegetable garden, from preparing the soil to planting and caring for your vegetables.
This article provides you with an introduction to the topic of vegetable gardening. More precisely: how to plan a vegetable garden. This step is indispensable if you want to avoid mistakes that you might have to correct later with a lot of effort. With our tips, you should thus soon be reaping your first rewards (pun intended).
With the warmer temperatures, spring is the time to plant flower seeds and bulbs. In this article you will learn when to plant which bulbs, what you need for planting flower seeds and bulbs and what you should keep in mind.