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Growing French beans – after early lettuce harvest

Radek Štěpán 20. 06. 2023

Have you harvested your first vegetables in June (for example early lettuce or kohlrabi) yet? If so, you have freed up some space in your garden that you can use. The soil is still full of nutrients and moisture, so…


Do your zucchinis produce flowers but not fruit? A common problem with zucchini and squash

Radek Štěpán 10. 06. 2023

Zucchini, squash and pumpkin varieties are very popular plants in our gardens Especially, zucchini are very common. Some love them, some hate them, but the advantage of these plants is that they have many different uses. You can prepare zucchinis…


Zucchini growing tips

Radek Štěpán 08. 06. 2023

Zucchini belongs to the high-yield category of plants. Wouldn’t you say so? They are easy to grow and each plant produces several fruits per week! Just make sure to harvest them often because too large zucchinis contain large seeds and…

Great taste and cloth moth repellent in one

Radek Štěpán 05. 06. 2023

Who doesn’t know curry the yellow and strongly aromatic powder mainly used in Asian cuisine. You can get this spice in a powder form, but also fresh. All you have to do is buy a plant called Italian strawflower (Helichrysum…


Horseradish instead of tobacco and other interesting facts

Radek Štěpán 02. 06. 2023

Do you think that horseradish is some kind of weeds and that there is no need to grow it in your garden? Well, if you do it is a shame, because horseradish (Armoracia rusticana G., M. et Sch.) is definitely…

Growing okra, also known as ladies’ fingers

Radek Štěpán 30. 05. 2023

Okra or ochro (Abelmoschus esculentus) is a plant that comes from India. Its fruits, which are known as okra, are widely used in Asia. Today, okra is also a traditional South American plant that thrives in warm weather. Growing is…


Caring for rhubarb is easy

Radek Štěpán 29. 05. 2023

Rhubarb is a very tasty vegetable, but we use it more like a fruit, as it is mainly used in desserts or sweets, or we make marmalades and jams from rhubarb. Growing is not difficult at all and you need…


Sowing your own lettuce

Radek Štěpán 28. 05. 2023

Lettuce is one of our favourite garden vegetables and of course, your own home-grown lettuce tastes so much better than the store-bought “stuff, plus home-grown lettuce contains much more nutrients, mainly vitamin A. Lettuce is the base of many salads,…


Tips to ensure a great cucumber harvest

Radek Štěpán 24. 05. 2023

Growing cucumbers is one of the most common gardening activities in our part of the world. Cucumbers are everywhere. But they all love the sun, which we do not get as often as needed… but still, choose a spot in…


Tips to grow great peppers

Radek Štěpán 22. 05. 2023

Have you decided to grow peppers this year? Great! Peppers are excellent and healthy vegetables but not everyone is able to get the harvest they want. With our tips below, you will be one step closer to an excellent harvest.