How to grow vegetables?

Every kind of vegetable also has its own way of growing. Sometimes it already starts with the way the seeds are put in the ground or if they have already had a pre-treatment. Below you will find more detailed sowing instructions for different species.

Growing Beetroot

Beets are nowadays available in many different sizes and colours. However, the way of growing remains the same. Beets can be pre-sown from the end of February, but can also be grown later in the season.

Growing Black Palm Kale

Growing Broccoli

Broccoli is full of vitamins and nutrients and is therefore also called a ‘superfood’. Would you like to grow your own broccoli? We give some advice to help you sow, grow and harvest broccoli.

Growing Brussels Sprouts

Growing Carrots

Freshly harvested carrots taste delicious and full of vitamins - much better than any other kind of carrot you have ever had. You don't need a home garden or large backyard to grow carrots. Anyone can grow this easy vegetable in a large or small garden.

Growing Cauliflower

Growing cauliflowers by yourself is not for every gardener. Growing cauliflowers does require some attention. Nevertheless, it is worthwhile to grow this delicious vegetable. Cauliflower is a vegetable that is often seen on the menu.

Growing Chicory

Growing Courgette

The summer squash is a member of the cucumber family and is rich in iron and vitamin C. Although squash does not have a strong flavour on its own, it is a great addition to a curry or pasta and is also healthy!

Growing Cucumber

We cultivat cucumber a lot in our vegetable garden. When growing cucumbers, there are certain things you should pay attention to. Growing cucumbers is not easy, but the result will be worth it. Compare the own cultivated cucumbers with those from the supermarket and you will immediately see and taste the difference.

Growing Eggplants

You can start growing aubergines early on. It takes on average about 3 weeks before the first seedlings see the light of day. Start sowing from the end of January at a constant temperature of about 20-23 degrees. What you have to do to grow aubergines in the right way, click on the green bar.

Growing Garlic

Growing Kale

Growing kale is actually not that difficult. The kale has few demands on both soil and during the growth. You can sow the kale seeds around the end of May for a delicious harvest around the end of the year. Want to know more? Click on the link below.

Growing Leek

Leek is a vegetable species that has been around for more than 4000 years and was one of the first vegetables to be described in cookbooks. Growing leeks is fun and the result after waiting 90 to 150 days is definitely worth it. Click on the bar for more tips.

Growing Lettuce

Lettuce is super healthy and tasty. Lettuce is also very easy to grow. Read more about growing, sowing and harvesting lettuce indoors or in the kitchen garden.

Growing Melon

You may have never considered growing melons before, thinking they’re too ‘tropical’ for your climate. Although they do need warm growing conditions, they are fairly easy to grow. Melons are one of those crops most people would love to have a go at growing, even if it’s just to be able to tell everyone else they’ve grown one!

Growing Onion

Growing Parsnip

Parsnip is actually a vegetable that they nowadays classify as an 'old vegetable'. It is actually the predecessor of the Jerusalem artichoke and the potato. The nice thing about parsnips is that they are relatively easy to grow and can stay in the ground for a long time. Want to know more about growing parsnips?

Growing Pepper

Growing your own peppers is actually quite fun and not that difficult. Pepper seeds are actually one of the first vegetables you can sow indoors. If you do not like pepper, the plants are also beautiful. For tips on how to grow them, read on!

Growing Purslane

Growing Radish

Radish is a very easy, fast and therefore a ideal vegetable to grow. The radish is also known as one of the best vegetables to grow for the novice gardener. Do you want to know more about sowing, growing and harvesting radishes?

Growing Red Cabbage

Red cabbage is a real Dutch vegetable. This red cabbage is mainly grown (professionally) in North Holland. Its origins, is in Italy, where the Romans loved red cabbage. The cabbage is grown both professionally and by passionate gardeners. You can find red cabbage in almost every vegetable garden.

Growing Rhubarb

Rhubarb is a vegetable that you can actually have a lot of fun with. By following a few simple steps, you can grow a small rhubarb seed into beautiful plants of almost 1 meter wide.

Growing Spinach

Spinach is easy to grow and contains an enormous amount of nutrients. From now on, leave the bags of vegetables in the supermarket and grow your own spinach! Just put the seeds in the ground and nature does the work.

Growing Spring Onion

Growing Strawberries

Growing your own strawberries from seeds is a fun activity. The strawberry seeds are very small. If you start to grow the seeds at home at the end of February, the first seedlings can be put outside at the end of April. The taste of homegrown strawberries is excellent.

Growing Sweet Corn

Growing sweet pepper

Growing Tomatoes

Do you want to grow your own tomatoes? Lycopersicon is the Latin name and is known to all as a tomato. It is a popular fruit that you can grow in a sunny spot in the garden, on your balcony or on the terrace.