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You can grow these mushrooms at home

Radek Štěpán 14. 09. 2022

Growing mushrooms in your garden is a completely different task than growing any other vegetable. However, it may not be so complicated. If you have all the necessary materials, growing organic mushrooms is easier than it may seem at first…

Grass snake

Grass snakes in your garden. Do not be afraid of them. Help them

Radek Štěpán 13. 09. 2022

Did you hear a strange rustling in the grass or on your rockery? Did you take a look and see a snake, or just catch a glimpse of its front or end? Did you get scared? There was probably nothing…


Milkcaps – great orange mushrooms

Radek Štěpán 12. 09. 2022

Do you collect lactarius mushrooms, also known as milkcaps, or are you hearing this name for the first time? Whatever the case may be, it will not hurt to talk a little bit about these wonderful mushrooms. Yes, most of…


Red or orange, does not matter. The time to harvest, store and preserve these little treasures has come

Radek Štěpán 11. 09. 2022

Take a look at your garden. It should be absolutely phenomenal around this time! Do you have elegant chilli peppers? These can certainly brighten up any garden! Not a fan of these hot devils? It does not matter. We shall…


How to grow currants

Radek Štěpán 10. 09. 2022

Currant is a very popular crop in European gardens. This is because there are many benefits and uses and we do not mean juices only, but also desserts, syrups, jams and more. If you wish to start growing this rather…

Time for radish sowing – in autumn: Easy to grow and loaded with vitamins

Radek Štěpán 09. 09. 2022

Autumn is already here and the unbearable hot weather has become a thing of the past. Autumn however, is also the time when you should pay attention to your garden. Apart from enjoying harvesting various fruits, you should also make…


Try growing your own garlic in the fall

Radek Štěpán 08. 09. 2022

Czech garlic is the best. Many Czechs agree with this statement. Imported garlic usually does not have the right taste and strength. Garlic in stores is usually plane and contains only a fraction of the nutrients that it should have.


Growing wasabi: Spicy, healthy and great flavour from your garden

Radek Štěpán 07. 09. 2022

Do you love sushi and Japanese cuisine? If you do, then wasabi is certainly a part of your diet. This plant is known as Japanese horseradish and it is a rich source of vitamins and nutrients. It is not only…


Canning cucumber and zucchini salads for the winter

Radek Štěpán 06. 09. 2022

There are never enough good canning recipes. And what is a better time to do some canning then now when harvesting efforts of all types are all around us? Today I’m going to show you my favourite zucchini and cucumber…


Stump puffball (Apioperdon pyriforme) offers thousands of fruiting bodies (Sporocarps) in one place

Radek Štěpán 05. 09. 2022

When you are on a mushroom picking trip do you also collect puffballs? If you are an experienced mushroom picker and know about mushrooms, then your answer will be positive. Nevertheless, there are many people who would never consider these…