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Autumn is coming

For many people, autumn also means the end of the vegetable garden season. Plants that like it warm, such as pointed peppers, sweet potatoes, tomatoes and eggplants stop growing first.
Sofie Maes
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A strange summer

What a vegetable garden year, 2021. What was supposed to be a beautiful summer became one of abundant rain, wind gusts and exceptionally a ray of sunshine.
Sofie Maes
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Sofie Maes

Grow the juiciest tomatoes in your own ACD® Prestige greenhouse

A greenhouse without tomatoes is like a pub without beer. In a greenhouse, the conditions are more than perfect for growing the most delicious varieties yourself.
Sofie Maes
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CLEANING YOUR GREENHOUSE IN THE FALL – PART 2

Summer is over and fall has begun. It's time to clean up your hobby greenhouse and get it ready for winter. In two blogs I'm going to take you through how I clean up, clean and polish my greenhouse before winter sets in.

Resolutions

When I woke up this morning, it seemed like the sun was rising a little faster than it did a few weeks ago. It's starting to itch: I want to go outside. Sow. Sprouting. Watching everything grow.
Sofie Maes
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Pre-sowing

I can't fit all the vegetable garden plants inside, otherwise we won't be able to sit at the breakfast table soon because it's filled with trays and pots of all shapes and sizes. So I use my ACD® greenhouse as a pre-sowing place.
Sofie Maes
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2020: my allotment and new hobby greenhouse

Myrna Creemers is happy with her new trendy Prestige S104H from ACD®. Curious how the assembly went? Read on...

CLEANING YOUR GREENHOUSE IN THE FALL – PART 1

Summer is over and fall has begun. It's time to clean up your greenhouse and get it ready for winter. In two blogs I'm going to take you through how I clean up, clean and polish my greenhouse before winter starts.

Autumn in the greenhouse

In the summer, the greenhouse lavishly rewards us with all the goodies that grow there, but did you know that the much longer period that surrounds summer can make for a much more diverse selection of vegetables?
Madame ZsaZsa
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Madame ZsaZsa

Harvesting, harvesting and more harvesting in the greenhouse

The month of August is all about harvesting in the vegetable garden and in this blog specifically the harvest from my hobby greenhouse. The first fruits are ripe, the sun is shining and that means: harvest it! And the more often you harvest, the more fruit your plants will produce. In other words: harvesting = more fruits.

The greenhouse at the end of August

Although some days still feel quite summery, autumn is already tangible. Especially when the alarm clock goes off. Since when is it still dark at seven o’clock? Also in the greenhouse you can feel that the sun has lost much of its power, the tomatoes ripen much less quickly and I can only harvest three […]
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Madame ZsaZsa

3 tips against dryness in the vegetable garden

2020 is the third year in a row that the Netherlands is experiencing an exceptional drought that is increasingly depleting its deep water resources. Any time a few raindrops fall from the sky, I am happy.

Shade cloth: A must have for your hobby greenhouse

I said it last time, but what an incredibly nice weather it is. Lots of sun, a nice temperature and evenings that are getting longer. With this amount of sunshine, a shade cloth is really a must.