Author: Megan Givens

Green manure, cover crops

Green manure, cover crops Without complications and with a minimum investment of work, time and money we are going to take advantage to nourish and to restructure the land of the parcel of the culture of a natural and efficient form. Green fertilizers are used to provide the soil with an active rest that allows…
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July 29, 2019 0

Strawberry cultivation, multiplication and maintenance

After summer and with the arrival of cooler and wetter days Strawberries are revitalized and produce their delicious fruits again… Therefore, during the autumn we can continue to harvest strawberries. It’s also time to deal with the multiplication of our plants and prepare them for the coming winter cold. Strawberries are reproduced by seeds and…
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July 7, 2019 0

Different forms of composting: discover them all

At the domestic level, the action of recycling organic waste to obtain compost means a very important saving in public resources destined to the treatment of waste in the landfills and recycling plants of our towns and cities, since we reduce considerably the garbage that we generate. We all generate organic waste, so we can…
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July 4, 2019 0

Kale cabbage in the urban garden

The kale cabbage is a variety of leaf cabbage, a fact that allows us from the same plant collect for many months delicious leaves, thus optimizing the precious space of our balcony or terrace. It is an ideal plant to cultivate in any balcony and any space whatever the experience you have as an urban…
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June 30, 2019 0

What to grow in autumn?

Seeds and plantations in the fall? In cold seasons cultivating is much more relaxed, everything goes at a slower pace and there is no need to be so attentive to issues such as irrigation, which we have to be so attentive in times of heat. Next, we are going to give a few suggestions, as…
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June 9, 2019 0

Recover farmland

When we want to amortize this land and use it for the next crop we will see that, normally, the plants present deficiencies or pest problems, due to the fact that the soil in its use is squeezed to the maximum by the development of the plant, leaving the substrate without nutrients and with a…
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June 3, 2019 0

Mas Titot, the how and why of the true organic product

In it for more than 30 years, 33 to be exact, the family formed by the married couple Nicolau Forns and Margarida Viciana, and their children, Bru and Pol, develop a life project directly linked to organic farming. In this sense it is an exemplary estate, firstly because it is a pioneer in this type…
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May 23, 2019 0

Pots and textile planters – Grow Bags

Cultivating on balconies, terraces, or any space Within this wide range of growing containers, whether for use in ornamental or horticultural crops, there is an intelligent alternative to traditional pots and planters, namely textile pots or also called grow bags. These pots made with geotextile fabric offer important advantages for the crop that we will…
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May 12, 2019 0

How can a garden teach us to live? Overcome and avoid frustration

We want to continue talking about the values that, as parents, we can transmit to our children. In previous publications, we talked about the value of success in building self-esteem and the values of responsibility, perseverance and patience that we can teach through cultivation. Here, we will talk about how to face things that do…
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May 10, 2019 0

How to make canned with our fruits and vegetables

Whether containerized crops (pots, planters, cultivation tables, etc …) or family garden crops in the plot. The usual thing, if everything has gone well, is that we have plenty of fruits and vegetables. These surpluses of fruits and vegetables, apart from serving to distribute and make happy family and friends, can be used to prepare…
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May 4, 2019 0