The last kitchen garden lesson for this year: how to make your small food garden winter-ready. First you take out all the plants with their roots. That is very important. The plant of the fresh mint is a real usurer and had roots all over the place. They were very hard to take out. You … More Kitchen garden lessons: Winter-ready
Days are getting shorter. More clouds are coming. My garden is becoming less green and more colorful. The last buds of the gerbera are coming out. Birds are busy preparing for winter. I took out the last useful bits of my kitchen garden. Beans will not grow any further, the courgette plant has just some … More Autumn is coming: find happiness within
This weekend I came home from a long and beautiful trip to the ashram in India: almost three weeks of intense meditation, yoga and mantra-chanting. After such a deep Maha Samadhi and a long journey, it is always nice to find lovely surprises at home. My great neighbor who kept all my plants super-green and more … More Unexpected surprise after my trip to India: red garden-tomatoes
My kitchen garden has had a tremendous start with an amazing amount of lettuce and green endive. After that the carrots came out and I had some lovely herbs like the coriander I used in many of the Sattvic recipes of this blog. Last week the potatoes came out, but as for the rest of the … More Kitchen garden lessons: potatoes, green beans, courgette and paksoi
Look how amazing this carrot came out of my kitchen garden. As you can read in this series about my brand new greening, I get really exited about growing my own food as part of the Sattvic lifestyle and yoga-diet, thought it is hard. I have to learn everything from scratch, because at some point … More Kitchen garden lessons: carrots
After 3,5 months my kitchen garden is literally exploding! Every day I can eat some veggies like lettuce, carrots, endive or potatoes and some nice herbs like fresh coriander and mint for tea… from my own garden! Can you imagine? I never expected it to be this fruitful. And speaking of fruits: the strawberries are … More My kitchen garden is exploding!
Can you imagine that these beautiful green endive leaves came from my 3 month old kitchen garden? What an amazing wonder from our Mother Nature! This is my first yard and I have very little experience gardening so when I can do this: you can do this too! It safes money, it’s organic, it’s fun, … More It’s harvest time!
Keeping you posted about my new kitchen garden. Can you imagine that this picture is taken one month later? I can eat fresh lettuce and green endive for weeks now! Part of the Yoga Lifestyle is to be in balance with nature, and I must say that your own veggie garden really helps to reach that … More My veggie garden just one month later!