Peter Norris

  1. Cabbage sticks turn into compost

    Cabbage sticks turn into compost

    Peter Norris December 4, 2016 Large old cabbage stalks from eg broccoli and Brussels sprouts can take quite a long time to decompose in the compost pile due to their woody surface. It is therefore often recommended that you first crush...

  2. Overwintering crops and moisture

    Overwintering crops and moisture

    Peter Norris December 27, 2016 When growing overwintering crops in the greenhouse, it is not so much cold, but rather moisture that is often the biggest obstacle to things surviving. There is virtually no evaporation during the winter...

  3. Reconstruction of the kitchen garden

    Reconstruction of the kitchen garden

    Peter Norris February 26, 2016 The kitchen garden is right now in the middle of a reasonably extensive rebuilding and renovation. Hallways are being relocated and made larger, and beds are being replaced, moved, turned and curtailed....

  4. The care of the kitchen garden is made easier

    The care of the kitchen garden is made easier

    Peter Norris March 21, 2017 One of the less fun (but too many unavoidable) aspects of garden life is when one has to admit that a widespread osteoarthritis in the flexible joints begins to put its limits on the manifestations. In short,...

  5. Overwintering broccoli

    Overwintering broccoli

    Peter Norris March 16, 2017 There is now a part that grows overwintering spit, which was sown in late summer to harvest the following year in May-June. On the other hand, it may not be so common with overwintering broccoli - not the...

  6. Parsley root

    Parsley root

    Peter Norris April 10, 2017 Parsley root is a vegetable which is quite suitable for cultivation in mixed culture, as it can thrive with a little good planning between even reasonably tall crops, where most other things would languish due...