Author Archives: sjefgardentips

42) Gardening tools in a “deepened” compost bin

In this tip: Introduction A)# Needed B)# Measuring height C)# Making and building up D) Use E) Shoe laces and hang up your garden hose F) To be examined . Introduction I got this tip from my allotment garden colleague … Continue reading

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41) Replanting vegetables using 2 plastic tubes

In this tip: A)# Introduction B)# Replanting (tube with inner tube, design 2017) C)# Replanting (tube with hose) D)# Making (wide tubes) E)# Making (narrow, small, thin) tubes F)# Final conclusion . A)# Introduction Cabbage plants and other vegetables are often … Continue reading

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40) Info on a seed package

In the Dutch version of this tip, there is information about the text on Dutch seed package. It contains lot number, production year and best before date, or expiration date. On the internet there is much info about seed package information “outside the Netherlands”. … Continue reading

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39) Flower pots with bean stakes (in a small garden)

  In this tip: Introduction A)# Construction (from top to bottom) B)# Building up C)# Sowing beans or planting bean plants D)# Making . Introduction When you have a big garden, you can put bean stakes in the garden soil. In … Continue reading

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38) Sowing groups of seeds at fixed distances

In this tip: Introduction For sale (on the market) A)# Shift fall tray with 3 “special” fall tubes B)# Nylon cord with distance marks C)# Sowing D)# Making . Introduction When you want to sow individual plants in a row at … Continue reading

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37) Sowing small seeds individually with fixed distances

In this tip: Introduction A)# Sowing dry seeds B)# Sowing germinated seeds C)# Sowing 1 or 2 seeds D)# Needed for sowing E)# Mixing small seeds with dry sand . Introduction Some vegetables (or flowers) have small seeds. Very often these seeds … Continue reading

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36) Sowing and growing leeks (various methods)

In this tip: Introduction Protection against the leaf miner fly A)# Jerry’s method: Sowing in a small tray, replanting into a plastic plant tray (or flower pots), planting leek plants with root ball in the garden soil. B)# Sowing in a big … Continue reading

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35) More tips about germinating beans

In this tip: A)# Introduction B)# Lid on the tray with germinating beans C)# Germinating on a “warm apparatus” D)# Germinating in garden soil, potting soil, masonry sand or on kitchen paper E)# Bean seeds germinating in a layer of water F)# Bean … Continue reading

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34) Sowing leek or summer carrots using a sink mat and a “shift fall tray”

In this tip: A)# Sowing leek B)# Sowing summer carrots C)# Remarks . In this tip (tip 34) you can read how to use a sink mat and a “shift fall tray” when sowing leeks or summer carrots in a lowered … Continue reading

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33) A sink mat and a “shift fall tray” as seed sowing aids

In this tip: Introduction A)# Sink mat (short description) B)# Shift fall tray (short description) C)# Test: Sowing on silica sand D)# Making extra holes in the sink mat E)# Shift fall tray, the materials F)# Making the tray G)# … Continue reading

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