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Composting leaves - How to make your own fertilizer

Composting leaves - How to make your own fertilizer

If leaves gather again when raking, you do not have to dispose of them. You can also use it to make valuable fertilizer. You don't even need much for that. Composted foliage works well as a fertilizer: Autumn is in itself a beautiful season, especially because of the colorful foliage that hangs so picturesquely on the trees every year.

Pickling zucchini - 6 delicious recipes presented

Pickling zucchini - 6 delicious recipes presented

Zucchini can be prepared in a variety of ways in the kitchen. So you can also insert them for later. We present 6 recipes for you here. , For centuries, people have tried to preserve perishable foods in a variety of ways for worse times.

Weight Loss Potatoes - You Should Know

Weight Loss Potatoes - You Should Know

Many Germans still consider potatoes to be an absolute fattening agent. Is that really true or are the tubers perhaps not suitable for losing weight? We tell you. Boiled potatoes are suitable for weight loss The great tuber, the Germans' favorite accompaniment to countless dishes, is the potato.

Multiply feather cloves - 3 simple ways presented

Multiply feather cloves - 3 simple ways presented

Spring cloves are extremely undemanding plants. It is therefore hardly surprising that multiplication is child's play. These three options show how to do it. Collecting seeds for easy propagationFeather cloves are wonderful garden plants. Its dense foliage surprises even in winter and the blooming in spring and summer enlivens the entire garden.

Laying up a raised bed on the balcony - you have to pay attention to everything

Laying up a raised bed on the balcony - you have to pay attention to everything

Many believe that a raised bed is only for the garden. But that's not correct. It is also great for the balcony. You just have to consider a few things. Raised beds are also suitable for the balcony A raised bed is really something fine. Not just because it looks nice, but because it has so many advantages.

Kiwi jam: 4 recipes for fruity enjoyment

Kiwi jam: 4 recipes for fruity enjoyment

Strawberry and apricot jam are delicious, but can also be boring at some point. For some variety, e.g. these 4 kiwi jam recipes. Kiwifruit can be combined with many fruits. While the southern fruit was still unknown to our grandparents, the kiwi fruit boomed in the 80s and continues to this day.

Wake up potatoes - Instructions & tips

Wake up potatoes - Instructions & tips

Potatoes can be stored for a long time. To extend the shelf life significantly, you can also wake it up. You can get valuable tips and instructions here. Potatoes are easy to wake up in. Fruits and vegetables can be preserved in many ways. One of them is waking up, also known as canning.

Refining cucumbers - this is how it's done

Refining cucumbers - this is how it's done

Refining cucumbers is not only successful for real garden professionals. With the right know-how and a little green thumb everyone can do it. Cucumbers need a partner with strong roots Fresh vegetables are simply delicious. Especially when we can harvest it in our own garden. In addition to tomatoes, carrots and potatoes, cucumbers are also very high on the popularity scale of hobby gardeners.

Celery soup: Delicious pleasure for cold days

Celery soup: Delicious pleasure for cold days

Celery doesn't just have to serve as a soup vegetable. Many delicious things can be conjured up from the tuber itself. For example, what do you think of this delicious recipe? Especially in winter, when it is bitterly cold outside, we like to cook a soup. It warms from the inside and is also made quickly.

Watering and fertilizing prickly pear cactus - this is how you ensure vigorous growth

Watering and fertilizing prickly pear cactus - this is how you ensure vigorous growth

Prickly pear cactuses usually don't need much care. However, you still need to water and fertilize them regularly. This is the only way to thrive and bear many fruits. Prickly pear cactus do not need a lot of water As a typical desert plant, the prickly pear cactus only needs little water and rarely fertilizer. However, you should not leave it entirely to yourself, but regularly check the condition of the earth.

Drawing prickly pear from seeds - step by step instructions

Drawing prickly pear from seeds - step by step instructions

Would you like to grow a prickly pear from seeds? It is not difficult at all. To get started, all you need is a prickly pear and some patience. Prickly pear cactus can also be grown from seeds The prickly pear cactus originally comes from South America and was grown there thousands of years ago. In 16.

Planting cucumbers in a pot - explained step by step

Planting cucumbers in a pot - explained step by step

Salad cucumbers, pickled cucumbers, lemon cucumbers - they can all be planted not only in the bed, but also in a pot. We'll show you how. Cucumbers can also be grown in a pot It is generally advisable to pick cucumbers in pots on the windowsill or in the greenhouse. This has the great advantage that you are extremely flexible in terms of time and can also choose from many different types.

Multiplying chrysanthemums with cuttings - it's that easy

Multiplying chrysanthemums with cuttings - it's that easy

In spring, just before flowering, the time has finally come. Then chrysanthemums can be propagated with cuttings. And that's not even difficult. We show you how it works. The garden markets are full of beautiful and colorful chrysanthemums. And even though the herbaceous plants are quite cheap, it is worth growing on your own window sill: not necessarily financially, but the hobby gardener's heart still enjoys freshly rooted cuttings.

Freezing Potatoes - Is It Possible?

Freezing Potatoes - Is It Possible?

A large potato crop cannot be processed immediately. In addition to normal storage, many hobby gardeners and cooks wonder whether potatoes can also be frozen. We tell you. After the potato harvest, you can store potatoes for several weeks and even a few months. So after a rich harvest, you don't have to be afraid that the potatoes will spoil you.

Planting the garden roof - Instructions for an environmentally friendly green roof

Planting the garden roof - Instructions for an environmentally friendly green roof

Most garden houses always look the same on the roof: roofing felt or an aluminum sheet seem to be the first choice. Show your green thumb with a planted green roof. Green roofs are good for the environment A garden shed is really something beautiful. Depending on which model you have chosen, you can store your garden tools in it or even live in it.

Winter hibernation tips for wintering in the house and garden

Winter hibernation tips for wintering in the house and garden

Straw flowers are actually annual plants. But there are also multi-year varieties. In order for these to bloom for several years, you must bring them well over the winter. Perennial straw flowers also exist Did you know that there are over 600 different types of straw flowers? Many of these species, including the well-known garden straw flower, are annual and have to be sown year after year (information here).

Garden fence ideas: 22 inspiring ideas made of wood, metal and stone

Garden fence ideas: 22 inspiring ideas made of wood, metal and stone

Previous1 of 22more Classic wooden hunter fence The hunter fence is one of the classic and well-known garden fences. Nowadays you don't see it very often anymore, but it harmonises particularly well with old farm gardens. "Reading tip: create a garden - how it is done back1 of 22more classic wooden hunter fence

Strelitzia does not bloom - causes and tips for a beautiful bloom

Strelitzia does not bloom - causes and tips for a beautiful bloom

If strelitzia do not bloom, it is mostly because they are still too young. However, other causes can also be to blame. Strelitzia need a bright location. Although strelitzia are attractive even without flowers due to their evergreen leaf dress and the elongated, banana-shaped leaf structure, they only shine when they start to flower.

Hollyhocks: Detect and fight pests

Hollyhocks: Detect and fight pests

Hollyhocks are resistant to many diseases and pests, but they are not immune to them. Read here what you have to do in an emergency. Snails are dangerous for Hollyhocks Hollyhocks are really popular with gardeners. And of course not without reason. In a sunny location, you bloom into autumn.

Video: Mixing nettle slurry - This is how you easily produce the organic fertilizer yourself

Video: Mixing nettle slurry - This is how you easily produce the organic fertilizer yourself

Nettles are not so popular in the garden. It is an annoying weed, which spreads quite quickly and also hurts when you touch it. For gardeners, there is often only one solution - the nettles have to go. STOP! Instead of being annoyed, you should be happy to have nettles in your garden.