Today we visited for the first time the nature reserve Großes Torfmoor near Hille for a short hike. Although we have been in Minden-Lübbecke for 10 years now, we had not yet managed to visit the peat bog because we had hardly any time for leisure activities with the renovation and the garden. The approximately […]
After years of waiting it is actually going to happen next year. Today fiber optic conduit with speed pipes where put into the ground in front of our house. We still have to be patient because it will be only after the summer next year that we will get connected to the network of Greenfiber.
Since we are not using animal manure or artificial fertilizers in our garden, making compost from organic matter is a cheap and easy way for us to give back nutrients and enrich the soil. For many years we had a two-chamber compost bin made from old scrap woods. It worked very well but this year […]
This year we had started many chili peppers from seed but the plants didn’t grow well. Later in spring our local garden center had many different varieties of chili peppers on sale, so we got one of each. They were either capsicum annuum or capsicum Chinese and had names like ‘Red Scorpion’, ‘Fire Ball’, ‘Ghost […]