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.

Cultivating and sowing Artichokes

Artichoke is a plant that you will find particularly in the southern part of Europe. Yes, you can grow artichokes too, also in the nortern part of Europe. The only disadvantage of growing in relatively colder parts is that the flowers (the edible part) remain a bit smaller.

Gherkin Growing en Sowing

Pickle is a delicious vegetable that can serve as an addition to many dishes. Think for example in a salad or herring with onions and pickles (this is not eaten everywhere with 'sour', but in Volendam it is). Growing pickles is pretty much the same as growing cucumbers because those 2 are family from each other. 

Growing and Sowing Celery

Growing and Sowing Chervil

Growing and Sowing Chicory Green

Growing and Sowing Chicory Red

Growing and Sowing Ground Cherry

Growing and Sowing Pak Choi

Growing and Sowing Pointed Cabbage

Growing and Sowing Pumpkins

Growing and Sowing Rocket

Growing rocket is actually very easy and can be done almost all year round. From March to October. From October onwards, you can still grow it perfectly in the greenhouse. Delicious fresh home-made rocket!

Growing and Sowing Savoy Cabbage

Growing and Sowing Scorzonera

Growing and Sowing Turnip

Growing and Sowing White Cabbage

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

Palm cabbage is a vegetable that is also called an 'old vegetable' variety. This is because it is centuries old. The crop originated in the Tuscany region of Italy where it is still commonly eaten. Would you like to grow palm cabbage yourself? Then read on for the tips.

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 Cress

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 Endive

Growing Garlic

How do you grow garlic? That is the question we are going to answer. Not only that question but also questions like where and when do you plant garlic? Is garlic healthy? We will answer these questions.

Read on!

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 Kohlrabi

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 Onions

You can grow onions in different ways. The fastest method is of course using onion bulbs. They can be eaten in the same year. But it is also very nice to start the sowing process from the beginning and grow onions from seeds. For more information, read on.

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 purslane is actually very easy. It is only important that you press the seeds on top of the soil very minimally and then water them with a plant spray. The reason for this is that otherwise the seeds already disappear into the 'depths' and do not emerge. More tips on growing purslane yourself?

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

Spring Onion is one of the types of vegetables that can be grown in autumn or spring. Spring onions are one of the most common in small vegetable gardens. When we talk about spring onions, we are talking about particularly young onions, which should be harvested before the bulb starts to swell. Read on for growing tips.

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

You often see corn in large fields, which the farmers then use to make food for the cows. You also often see corn in vegetable gardens or allotments. Corn is quite a large plants that grow to a height of 1.50 to 2.00 metres. It is a delicious vegetable for salads or on the BBQ.

Growing sweet pepper

Sweet peppers love the heat. So it is very important to keep them warm while they are growing. Sweet peppers are available in various colours, varieties and sizes. Read on quickly for a good explanation on how to grow peppers with sweet pepper seeds.

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.

Growing Turnip greens / Foliage cultivation

How to grow and sow long yard beans

Yardlong beans, also known as asparagus bean, originates from West Africa and is a climbing crop. The plant needs a lot of heat. The beans can reach a length of one meter in the tropics. In our climate it is a challenge to grow yardlong beans, but it is certainly possible in a greenhouse.

Sowing and growing Asparagus

There are different types and colors of asparagus, white, green and purple. But what's the difference? White asparagus grows underground. That is why you grow them in beds raised with sand. Asparagus that grow above the ground turn purple or green under the influence of light. Read on for more information.


Sowing and growing Bush French beans

Sowing and Growing Chard

Sowing and growing Glimbing French beans

Sowing and growing Pea

Sowing and Growing Swede

zaaien en kweken van koolraap

Winter Rettich Sowing and Growing