Peter Norris

  1. Broccoli as a second crop

    Broccoli as a second crop

    Peter Norris October 4, 2015 When you have a vacant bed in mid-July after harvesting potatoes, onions, etc., broccoli is ideal as a catch crop. It develops fairly quickly and at the same time thrives quite well when the cooler autumn...

  2. Protection against budworms

    Protection against budworms

    Peter Norris June 12, 2016 With the prospect of a little cooler weather and (maybe a bit) rain in the coming time, I pulled myself together and prepared my biggest cabbage bed. This involved harvesting and blanching the last spinach, as...

  3. The asparagus beetle

    The asparagus beetle

    Peter Norris October 7, 2015 It is customary to stop harvesting asparagus for Skt. Hans, after which the shoots are allowed to grow up and with their feathery leaves gather nourishment for the roots as a basis for next year's...

  4. Peas can be sown in November

    Peas can be sown in November

    Peter Norris November 16, 2015 With the prospect of frost (day frost) next week, it is time to sow the peas in a manure pile. I have previously overwintered peas under plastic in the open air. Some years it has succeeded, other years...

  5. Celery leaves for winter use

    Celery leaves for winter use

    Peter Norris November 21, 2015 Among the many hectic chores when suddenly threatened with 10 ° frost is to make sure there is some fresh celery leaves during the winter. The plants are dug up, put in a 10 liter bucket of soil, and...

  6. Transplanting cabbage

    Transplanting cabbage

    Peter Norris December 25, 2015 December 25th I often get an uncontrollable urge to play spring. If there is snow and frost during the day, even more seeds (than I need) are usually ordered online, and if the weather is like today, the...