Peter Norris

  1. Broccolini

    Broccolini

    Broccolini is a hybrid between plain broccoli and a species of Chinese cabbage. It is not grown for the large flower heads as in broccoli, but more for the very delicate stems with a taste that is a cross between broccoli and asparagus. It is...

  2. Composting of cabbage sticks

    Composting of cabbage sticks

    Winter in November has meant that I have become some experience richer and a lot of salad poorer. The salad, which was sown in August and planted in manure benches in September, should, if the weather had wanted, be able to stay ready for harvest...

  3. Experiences with salad in the winter

    Experiences with salad in the winter

    Winter in November has meant that I have become some experience richer and a lot of salad poorer. The salad, which was sown in August and planted in manure benches in September, should, if the weather had wanted, be able to stay ready for harvest...

  4. Beets

    Peter Norris April 22, 2016 The beets lead a strange shady life in the kitchen garden, as they are grown almost exclusively in conditions that one would not offer very many other vegetables. It probably started some years ago, when we...

  5. Covers of crops

    Covers of crops

    Peter Norris April 25, 2016 Now there will finally be some rain here in the next few days, so the windows to the manure benches will be taken off during the day and come on again at night. It can be done reasonably quickly, and saves some...

  6. Potato mold

    Peter Norris August 27, 2016 This post is for once without a picture. And with good reason, because there must be limits to what is posted by photos. But it must still be told when, for the first time in 30 years of kitchen garden...