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How to store root vegetables properly

Radek Štěpán 17. 09. 2023

Fruits and vegetables taste best when fresh. Everyone knows it. But it is simply impossible to use all fruits and vegetables fresh so, the trick is to store them properly and to preserve their freshness and taste as long as…


Great pickles that will last long and are ready in minutes

Radek Štěpán 26. 08. 2023

Summer is in full swing and those of us who have a pool at home probably enjoy swimming for the most of the time, but there are also fruits and veggies that you can enjoy at this time. Let’s take…


The garlic harvest is here. Garlic storage and preservation tips

Radek Štěpán 29. 07. 2023

Everyone wants to preserve high-quality garlic for as long as possible but not everyone manages to harvest garlic in time. Unfortunately, if you do not get the timing right you can lose significant part of the yield. How long your…


Garlic spray to boost plant immunity

Radek Štěpán 21. 05. 2023

Would you like to strengthen the immunity of your plants in a simple way? Sure you would and there are many products on the market that will to do this just fine. But the truth is that investing into these…

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…

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…

The wild garlic season is here, but do not confuse it with the lily of the valley

Radek Štěpán 07. 04. 2023

Do you love wild garlic? Of course you do! The taste is simply unique! Unfortunately, you can enjoy it fresh for only about 2 months in a year and the time is now. You do not need to go to…


Garlic sprouts should be removed. Basic garlic storage mistakes

Radek Štěpán 06. 02. 2023

Garlic is literally the elixir of life. Its extraordinary and beneficial effects are widely known and garlic is used everywhere. Literally. But your body will only benefit from garlic if you consume it fresh, or lightly crushed. People make many…


Unconventional use of garlic. Interesting and funny at the same time

Radek Štěpán 09. 01. 2023

Garlic is one of the most commonly used vegetables and it should be no surprise! We all value it because it is loaded with many amazing substances and nutrients, but also for its typical and unmistakable taste. Garlic may be…


Do your orchids refuse to bloom? The solution may surprise

Radek Štěpán 03. 01. 2023

You know what we are talking about, right? You have created the ideal environment and conditions for your plants and indeed most of them bloom fine and behave as they should but there are always few bad apples that stubbornly…