A sprig of basil here, a couple oyster mushrooms or cherry tomatoes there… It’s possible to taste home-grown versions of these delicacies even if you live in an apartment!
Purslane from seed to harvest
Wild or cultured purslane is a crawling plant that has leaves that are appreciated for their slightly lemony taste.
Chard, a fiber-rich vegetable
Chard or Swiss chard, sometimes known under the name of silverbeet, is a vegetable that is appreciated for its leaves and for the ribs or stems that bear them.
Mizuna cabbage, japanese greens
Mizuna looks like lettuce, it is very similar to arugula. A crunchy texture and peppery taste are what make it much sought after.
Growing vegetables on your balcony, yes you can!
Persons living in an apartment also have the right to grow their own vegetables. Actually, you don’t need to have a lot of land to plant seeds or plants. With our tips and tricks you’ll discover how easy it is to have your own vegetable patch on a balcony!
Turnip, fleshy and so tasty
Turnips have a long history and without doubt are among the most tasty.
Tomato, how to sow it well
Much tastier than any tomato purchased in a store, tomatoes sown from seed are also more flavorful than those purchased in nursery pots.
Sowing and seedling calendar for the vegetable patch
Here is the calendar for sowing and preparing seedlings in the vegetable patch, so that you’ll get everything done at the right time in winter, spring, summer and fall.
Rhubarb, from planting to harvest
Rhubarb is an easy plant to grow and its harvest is often abundant.
Germinating potatoes at the right moment
Germinating potato tubers before planting them helps increase growth of your young plants, bring the harvest a few days or weeks earlier, and increase the harvest.
Salsify, a delicate subtle taste
Growing salsify starts in May whereas the harvest takes place in fall and winter.
Dandelion, more than just a weed
Dandelion is by far the most famous field flower in our temperate climates. It can be appreciated all season long from March to November, but, it must be said,
Scores of squash!
Easy to grow in the vegetable patch, Cucurbitaceae come in a great variety of fruits which we can savor from summer’s end to the beginning of spring.
Dandelion, people actually grow it!
Dandelion is a plant that grows in the wild in most fields, pastures, and gardens of course.
Broadcast sowing mostly relates to outdoor lawns and practically all covered sowing. Other outdoor plants can occasionally be sown in this manner
Curly endive, a salad with a subtle taste
Curly endive is a salad green that is appreciated for its crispy fresh leaves, for the ease of its growing and its hardiness.
Life goes on in the vegetable patch
Never a day’s rest for the gardener! The summer harvests are in, plots are prepared for the planting and sowing of winter crops.
Red kuri squash, how to grow it from seed to harvest
Red kuri squash, also called Orange Hokkaido squash or Japanese squash, is a delicious vegetable, fleshy and tasty.
Regional planting calendar to maximize your vegetable patch – MetroFrance Edition
For those of you in France who want to absolutely maximize your vegetable productivity, it’s important to follow a rigorous planting calendar. For that, it’s important to realize that not all regions have the same climate and weather conditions. Indeed, the climate isn’t the same in all parts of France, and this has a direct […]
Beans, all the tips on how to grow them
Beans, which come in many varieties, are very easy vegetables to grow.