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chilli

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…

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…

garlic

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.

wasabi

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…

Green shoulder

Green shoulders around tomatoes: A physiological disorder that can be avoided

Radek Štěpán 24. 08. 2022

Do you grow plenty of tomatoes in your garden? If you do, you probably make ketchup, dry them, or process them in many other ways. When you harvest tomatoes, you will certainly have fruits that are coloured as they should…

Zucchinis

The fight between yellow and green zucchinis. Who is the winner?

Radek Štěpán 22. 08. 2022

Do you have zucchini in your garden? Of course you do, because this wonderful vegetable is a must in any garden and you can prepare many delicious dishes from it. In Central Europe there are two most popular varieties and…

Black tomatoes

Black tomatoes – not for decoration only but great taste too

Radek Štěpán 18. 08. 2022

Do you know which crop, excluding potatoes, is the most cultivated one? Tomatoes of course. Many people cannot imagine their diet without this excellent and tasty vegetable. Yes, that is why there is an incredible number of different cultivars, which…

corn

Harvesting sweet corn: How can you tell that corn has fully ripened?

Radek Štěpán 09. 08. 2022

Corn is a very popular crop and many of us love it. Everybody knows grilled corn for example. Sweet corn (Zea mays invar. saccharata) defers greatly from corn that is grown for domestic animals. As the name suggest, it…

onions

Planting onion seedlings step by step

Radek Štěpán 01. 06. 2022

You probably like the vast variety of onion seedlings available in stores. Many gardenshops, as well as ordinary shops, offer a huge assortment. If you are thinking about planting onions, we shall give you few tips. Plant onions…

pop-corn

Popcorn in your garden

Radek Štěpán 29. 05. 2022

Corn is great, both cooked or as a popcorn. You can also grow popcorn in your own garden. Growing popcorn requires sandy loam soil with enough moisture and plenty of sunlight. We recognize five types of corn and…