Tulip fever

This year we are late planting the tulip bulbs since winter still hasn’t really started. We planted 25 tulip ‘Pink Fantasy’ and 25 tulip ‘Triumph blue-purple’. ‘Pink Fantasy’ is s stunning tulip with bright intense colors in shades of pink and white and distinct markings. ‘Triumph blue-purple’ is a beautiful blue/purple flower and is known […]

From stall to home office

After 5 years, the ground floor is finally largely finished. The last room was the future home office. This room used to be a stall for animals with a low ceiling, a concrete column and a retracted inner wall, which had to be laboriously removed. Since we now largely do everything ourselves, the interior fittings […]

Potato variety

If you had asked me years ago about differences between potatoes, I probably wouldn’t have thought of much more than waxy and floury types. However, since we have been planting potatoes in the garden ourselves, we have come across many interesting varieties, which differ from each other both in taste and appearance. Since our farm […]

Tee from our garden

A few years ago we bought a dehydrator to process our fruit into dried fruit. This worked out quite well and helps to store the fruit for a long time. Since the mint varieties in our herb garden have grown well this year, we have harvested peppermint (Mentha × piperita) and green mint (Mentha spicata) […]

Finally springtime

After a long winter, spring has finally begun with some delay. Last year it started about 3 weeks earlier. In the last few days we have now divided and prepared the plots. This year we are starting a seven-year crop rotation in the vegetable garden, as practiced by Ian Tolhurst in the UK. This means […]

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