Peter Norris

  1. Cauliflower

    Cauliflower

    Cauliflower is probably the crop that gives me the most worries while growing up - almost like the kitchen garden's child of pain, where you can only really relax when it has grown up. It is quite sensitive to both too much heat and too much...

  2. Peter Norris: Self-sufficiency

    Peter Norris: Self-sufficiency

      This little "manual" for growing your own vegetables was written by Peter Norris in 2010. Peter Norris has 30 years of experience in organic gardening. He is an expert in growing vegetables also in the...

  3. Great places to buy seeds

    Great places to buy seeds

    It does not take many days past New Year's Eve before it gradually begins to tingle in most green fingers. For it may well be that there are still a few more months before we can really get into the garden, but it is NOW that we can really...

  4. Boast cauliflower

    Boast cauliflower

    Finally we have an overwintering cauliflower that has not gone crazy in the heat. Six pieces of the Mayflower variety were sown in September, overwintered in small pots in the greenhouse, and transplanted under plastic in late March. All the...

  5. Wintering broccoli variety Aquiles

    Wintering broccoli variety Aquiles

    The overwintering broccoli variety Aquiles is one of the few crops that succeeds almost every time despite frost and cold, storm surge, flood, heat wave, drought and whatever the weather gods can think of throwing after it. On top of that, it...

  6. Multi-sown radishes

    Multi-sown radishes

    It is always fun to do different kinds of experiments with cultivation in the kitchen garden. However, if you want to work really scientifically with your experiment, one of the most important things is to remember that you have made an...