Monthly Archives: April 2013

32) Sowing beans in pots and planting in the garden later

Jantina, a Dutch lady, has put a comment at “Sjeftuintips” tip 12.  She writes that she sows bean seeds in coffee cups with potting soil. When bean plants are about 2 inch high, she pushes on the bottom of the cup and takes out the bean plants together … Continue reading

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31) A “cabbage cage” to guard cabbage plants against butterflies

Introduction During warm and sunny weather, cabbage white butterflies can visit your cabbage plants. Female butterflies lay their eggs underneath the leaves of the plants.  After some days to weeks there are caterpillars that eat a lot of plant material. The big caterpillars often … Continue reading

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