The Farm Dream Blog
Here’s how to make your own potting soil mix
Creating your own potting mix will increase the harvest of your vegetables and flowers. Did you know that the start of your seedlings determine the overall growth? The first root growth will be the base for the rest of your plants to build opon.
How To Make A Vegetable Garden Plan
It’s not every day you need to create a plan for your vegetable garden. So where do you start and what to look out for? Let’s look at 9 steps that make making a plan a piece of carrot.
How to succesfully grow your own ranunculus from corms
Growing ranunculus from corms or bulbs can be tricky. But with the right information it is not as hard as you might think! In this blog post you can find all the information you need.
Cauliflower – Everything you need to know
Cauliflower is one of the most difficult vegetables to grow yourself. Many gardeners run into oversized plants or cabbages that stay very small. So in this blog, we are going to look at everything you need to know about successfully growing your own cauliflowers!
December Vegetable garden Calendar: What to do in your garden?
December is a slow month for the vegetable gardener. There is not much to sow, and not much to harvest. At the same time may is 5 months away so what are we going to do until we can finally start filling up the garden again?
How to use a seed tray
pre-sowing in seed trays has many benifits. In this blog we show you how to use a seed trays, explain the benefits and give you 3 tips for a succesfull germination.
Broad beans – Everything you need to know
Broad beans are easy and fun to grow and are delicious when combined with some stir-fried bacon. But, how do you successfully grow broad beans and what are the tips & tricks for a great harvest? Let’s take a look at how to sow, grow, protect and harvest broad beans.
How To Clean Your Seed Trays Before Storing
You’ve just planted out all your plants and it’s time to put your seed tray away again. But what is the best way to clean your seed tray and should you use soap or something similar? Today we are going to look at how best to clean up your seed tray and what the best place is to store them!
What to do in the garden in autumn
When autumn begins and leaves start to fall from the trees, the gardening season comes to an end. Most people think that from then on you can't do much in the...
How to plant early flowering spring bulbs in grass to create a meadow
Spring bulbs bring color to your garden early in spring. Do you have a lot of grass in your yard or a boring patch of grass in front of your house? Plant...
Did you know you can grow lettuce during winter?
Most gardeners think you can’t grow anything in winter. But, you can harvest and grow a lot during winter! Grow lettuce during winter…
How To Grow – Garlic
October is the month to plant garlic for next year. But how do you successfully plant garlic for a successful harvest? In this article, we will dive into the different varieties, how to plant and how to make ten cloves from one clove of garlic!
How To Get Rid Of Slugs and Snails In The Garden
When does someone act on slugs and snails and what do you do, eat them?
How to win the battle against weeds and make them useful
Weeding is most likely your least favorite job, but with the tips in this post you will never again think of them as useles!
What is multisowing? And do you get more harvest in the same space?
If you garden in a small space, you have to be creative with the space you have. Multisowing can be a great solution! However, this method can cause some...
8 Vegetables You Must Sow in August to Bridge the Winter Gap
This purple kohlrabi, that you can grow yourself, will taste better then you’ll expect.
Beetroot – Everything you need to know
Harvest these golf ball size roots, by pulling and twisting, and be suprised by the sweet flavour.
Having just finished our Christmas and New Year cheers, we are already looking forward to the coming garden season. Although it is still winter at the moment,...
Sow these flowers in the autumn and late winter!
There are some flower varieties that are best started in the fall. Flowers in this category are referred to as biennials or hardy annuals that bloom early in...
Harvesting a lot but also sowing a lot! August update
We have already arrived in the middle of August. A month in which plenty can be harvested but also sow a lot! Most gardeners forget that you can start sowing...
The 7 Essential Tools You Will Need As a Gardener
There are so many tools you can buy in your local garden center that it’s hard to figure out what you actually need in the garden. Therefore we like to take...
When To Use A Heatmat For Germination Of Plants
I would like to use a heat mat for germinating my seeds. How does this work and what are the benefits? In this blog, we will look together at the effect of...
What you should know about using “Root-Trainers”
As a gardener, we regularly come across terms that require a lot of research to understand what they mean. "Root Trainers", the subject of this blog, is just...
Why Chickens In The Garden?
Thinking About Getting Chickens? Go For It! Do you like chickens and are you thinking of getting a few? We say go for it! One of the first things we planned...
The right temperature for the right Vegetable!
Today we will dive deeper into the mysteries of the right temperature for the right vegetables. I want to talk to you about the right temperature for...
What Propagation Tray Do You Need?
With so many kinds of propagation trays it gets hard to understand what will work best for you. We are not only talking about module trays or seed trays but...
My Search For The Best Module Tray
Starting out your vegetables or flowers indoors or under glass can greatly extend your growing season. And there's no better way we've found to extend our...
Growing Eucalyptus from seed
Eucalyptus is so popular due to their fantastic shape and color. But why buy expensive plants when you can grow your own eucalyptus from seed?!
How Do You Make Seedling Trays At Home?
https://youtu.be/Mt4kCJor3oc Module trays and seed trays. There are so many different options and they do come with a price tag. What if we put on our...
What vegetable seeds to start in February?!
https://youtu.be/1v8y9h-k9S8 Today we are going to look at what to sow in february. This is mainly for indoor sowing to get a head start on the season. When...
Square foot Gardening Spacing Guide
Square foot gardening is definitely not something new. In 1976 Mel Bartholomew invented Square Foot Gardening to replace labor-intensive and inefficient...