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Grow your own raspberries

Radek Štěpán 16. 05. 2023

Raspberries are one of the most popular fruits ever, and because they are so popular they are also rather pricey in regular stores. So, if you have a sunny spot in your garden, you can both save money and enjoy…


Beetroot growing tips

Radek Štěpán 15. 05. 2023

Beetroot is a pretty common crop and you can often see it in Czech gardens. It is mainly because of its tasty roots, but also because it grows easily and the harvest comes soon after planting. Did you know that…


Grow your own spinach

Radek Štěpán 12. 05. 2023

Spinach is a popular crop, but not many people grow it and that is a shame, because spinach grows even in cooler climates – you can start with spinach in early spring or even in autumn. Spinach growing requirements are…


Tips to ensure great tomato harvest

Radek Štěpán 10. 05. 2023

Tomatoes are popular around the world and we all like to grow our own organic tomatoes if we can. Everyone wants to grow perfect tomatoes: firm, juicy, sweet and little spicy at the same time, with great aroma and free…


Blackberry pruning

Radek Štěpán 03. 05. 2023

If you want to grow blackberry and enjoy a good harvest you need to know how to prune it properly. Pruning will maximize yield and keep your blackberry bushes healthy. Air flowing between individual bushes will keep various fungal diseases…

Indian blueberry

Indian blueberry: an unpretentious shrub with great fruit

Radek Štěpán 02. 05. 2023

Amelanchier, also known as sarvis, juneberry, shadbush and by many other names is an undemanding shrub with great fruit. Would you like to have a “humble” shrub in your garden that offers an excellent harvest every year? Sure you would!…

Wild garlic

A tincture from wild garlic is easy to make and offers great medicinal benefits

Radek Štěpán 28. 04. 2023

Many of us add wild or bear garlic (Allium ursinum) to soups, bread spreads or herb butter, right? This is a rather limited use of this great herb, because in addition to a great taste, it also contains many useful…

Milk thistle

Milk thistle supports liver function – if used properly

Radek Štěpán 22. 04. 2023

Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) is a well know among enthusiasts of natural medicine. It supports function of the liver, gallbladder, the immune system and speeds up metabolism. But in order to reap maximum benefits, you should learn as much as…

Freezing wild garlic properly – so you can use it in salads

Radek Štěpán 21. 04. 2023

This herb, which grows almost everywhere, is unique. Unfortunately, freezing degrades it so much that if you use it after thawing it is almost a worthless piece of a “green” stuff. However, there is a little trick that will help…

Few tips to grow great carrots

Radek Štěpán 17. 04. 2023

Are you one of those lucky people who can sow anything, do not care much about gardening, but are still rewarded with a great harvest? Well, not everyone is so lucky. Especially, if you try to grow carrots in less…