urbangardeningswitzerland Photos & Videos

2 weeks ago

Mein Freund scheint Blumen mehr zu mögen, als Gemüse. 😊 Er hat sich einen Monat um all meine Balkonexperimente gekümmert. Dem Pakchoi geht es prächtig! 👨🏻‍🌾 My boyfriend seems to like flowers more than veggies. He took care of all my balcony garden experiments while I was away for a month. The bokchoy is doing great! 💙 #bokchoy #pakchoi #gardentakeover #gartenvertretung #urbanroots #balconygarden #balconylove #growingonmybalcony #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #organic #organicgardening #thehappygardeninglife #biogarten #balkongarten #gartentipps #gemüsegarten #gärtnernfüranfänger #plantingveggies #growyourown #growyourownfood #growingfood @tizianaellig #backinthecity

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3 weeks ago

Permaculture Design Course: Growing Mushrooms Mushrooms are a good addition to every diet but not many people know how to grow them. 🍄 We’ve learned how: desinfect bags of sawdust in 80C degrees hot water for two hours. Let them drain. Mix some mushroom grainspawn to the sawdust and stuff it in a container. Close it tightly and wait for two to three weeks. Worth a try, right? 🍄 Permakultur Design Kurs: Pilze kultivieren Pilze sind eine gute Ergänzung in der Küche, doch die wenigsten Urban Gardeners wissen wie man sie anpflanzt. Wir haben es so gelernt: Koche Sägemehl bei 80 Grad für zwei Stunden um es keimfrei zu machen. Lass es abtropfen und mische Pilzsporen darunter. Stopfe die Mischung in einen verschliessbaren Eimer und lasse die Sporen für zwei bis drei Wochen keimen. Ist doch auf jedenfall einen Versuch wert, oder? 🍄 #mushroom #growingmushrooms #howtogrowmushrooms #growyourownfood #pilze #pilzezüchten #pilzezuhause #pilzzeit #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #permaculturedesigncourse #urbanroots #balconygarden #urbangardeningswitzerland #gärtnernfüranfänger #growingfood #kulkulpdc @kulkulfarm

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2 months ago

Experiment Kartoffelsack: Man nehme 1-2 Kartoffeln, die es nicht rechtzeitig in den Kochtopf geschafft haben und angefangen haben zu spriessen. Man buddle sie ein in ein möglichst hohes Pflanzgefäss. Sobald die Pflanze wächst rundherum mit Erde aufschütten und warten... 🥔 Eine Familie ernähren kann och davon noch nicht, trotzdem bin ich überrascht, dass überhaupt etwas unter der Erde gewachsen ist! 🥔 #kartoffel #kartoffelernte #reduceyourwaste #potatoes #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #urbanroots #balconygarden #balconylove #growingonmybalcony #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #organic #organicgardening #thehappygardeninglife #biogarten #balkongarten #gemüsegarten #gärtnernfüranfänger #plantingveggies #growyourown #growyourownfood #growingfood

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2 months ago

Der Sommer ist schon fast vorbei, auf dem Balkon spriesst und gedeiht es. Was kann so spät noch gesät werden? Die Auswahl um diese Jahreszeit schmälert sich, ist jedoch noch lange nicht ausgeschöpft! Viele Kohlarten können jetzt noch gesät werden, ebenso Salate, Spinat, Radieschen oder Schwarzwurzel, Zwiebel und sogar Artischocke! Ich habe mich für eines meiner Lieblingsgemüse entschieden, welches ohnehin nicht oft im Supermarkt erhältlich ist: Pak Choi. Was sät ihr um diese Jahreszeit? 🌱 #pakchoi #bokchoy #growinginaugust #growingnow #autumnplanting #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #urbanroots #balconygarden #balconylove #growingonmybalcony #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #organic #organicgardening #thehappygardeninglife #biogarten #balkongarten #gemüsegarten #gärtnernfüranfänger #plantingveggies #growyourown #growyourownfood #growingfood

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Die Tomaten aus unserem Gemeinschaftsgarten schmecken so gut, dass ich davon Saatgut gesammelt habe. 🍅 Dazu habe ich ein paar Tomaten ausgedrückt und mit etwas Wasser eine Weile stehen gelassen. Sobald sich die Samen vom Fleisch lösten, habe ich das Wasser durch ein Haushaltspapier abgeleert und die Samen getrocknet. Mal schauen was nächsten Frühling daraus wächst! 🌱 #urbangardening #tomatoes #savingseeds #seedsaving #urbanpermaculture #urbanroots #balconygarden #balconylove #growingonmybalcony #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #organic #organicgardening #biogarten #balkongarten #gemüsegarten #gärtnernfüranfänger #plantingveggies #growyourown #growyourownfood #growingfood #nomonsanto

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2 months ago

Mein Kürbis im Topf trägt zwar keine Früchte, dafür kann ich jeden Tag auf eine neue, wunderschöne Blüte zählen. 🌼 Auch die sind ganz lecker, im Olivenöl kurz angebraten zum Beispiel. Da ich nur eine Kürbispflanze habe, sammle ich die Blüten für einige Tage im Kühlschrank, damit es eine ordentliche Portion gibt. 🌝 #kürbisblüte #kürbis #pumpkin #pumpkinflower #yummy #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #urbanroots #balconygarden #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #organic #organicgardening #biogarten #balkongarten #gemüsegarten #gärtnernfüranfänger #plantingveggies #growyourown #growyourownfood #growingfood

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2 months ago

Besser spät als gar nie! Mein erster Blumenkohl hat sich doch noch entschieden eine Blume zu formen. Ich habe gelesen, dass der Kohl hell bleibt, wenn man ihn mit einem Blatt vor der Sonne schützt. Mal schauen, ob das stimmt... Gibt es einen Blumenkohl Spezialisten unter euch? 🥦 #nocaulifloweremoji #cauliflower #blumenkohl #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #urbanroots #balconygarden #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #organic #organicgardening #thehappygardeninglife #biogarten #balkongarten #gemüsegarten #gärtnernfüranfänger #plantingveggies #growyourown #growyourownfood #growingfood

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2 months ago

Bei heissen Sommertagen sind auch Topfpflanzen froh um etwas Schutz! Eine dünne Schicht aus abgeschnittenem Grünzeug reduziert die Wasserabgabe über die Oberfläche. Diese Mulchschicht verrottet langsam und fördert den Nährstoffkreislauf im Boden. Und der Gang zum Kompost bleibt einem erspart! 🍂 #mulch #cutanddrop #clippings #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #urbanroots #balconygarden #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #organic #organicgardening #thehappygardeninglife #permakultur #biogarten #balkongarten #gemüsegarten #gärtnernfüranfänger

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3 months ago

Diese lustigen Früchtchen sind bei uns wohl eher unbekannt. Schmecken aber sehr gut! Ich probiere heute zum ersten Mal selbstgemachte Salsa verde... •Tomatillos schälen und kurz im Olivenöl anbraten. •Zwiebeln, Koriander, Limettensaft und etwas Chili mit den Tomatillos in den Mixer stecken. •Salz beigeben und fertig. Hat jemand eine andere Idee was man mit den Früchtchen machen kann? 🍅 #tomatillo #recipe #rezept #ausdemgarten #frischgeerntet #salsaverde #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #urbanroots #balconygarden #veggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #organic #organicgardening #thehappygardeninglife #biogarten #balkongarten #gemüsegarten #gärtnernfüranfänger #plantingveggies #growyourown #growyourownfood #growingfood

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3 months ago

Unsere Nachbarn haben ein tolles Bewässerungssystem für ihre Balkonpflanzen! Die Pflanzen erhalten genau das Wasser, das sie brauchen. Eine Literflasche reicht bei diesen Temperaturen für 4-5 Tage aus. Ich werde mir das auch zutun, wenn wir verreisen! • #irrigation #bewässerung @blumatwateringsystems #nachbarsgarten #nachbarsbalkon #urbangardening #urbanroots #balconygarden #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #organic #organicgardening #biogarten #balkongarten #gemüsegarten #gärtnernfüranfänger #plantingveggies #growyourown #growyourownfood #growingfood

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3 months ago

Going on vacation? This is how I prepare our plants to survive our absence (up to a week): 💦 Fill a bottle with water and plug the top into the soil. Make sure it‘s stable and that no bubbles appear. Water the plant one last time. If the bottle is still full when you‘re done watering all the plants, you‘re save to go! What are your tricks? 💦 #happyholidays #trick77 #wateringplants #irrigation #balconyplants #physialis #plants #mybalcony #permaculture #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening #thehappygardeninglife

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4 months ago

Eggshells are like vitamins for your compost! The worms like the extra calcium and the chalk is good for the soil. 🥚 This is how I feed mine: I collect the egg shells in a bowl to let them dry on the windowsill for at least a day. Then I take a piece of kitchen paper, fold it like an envelope and crunch the shells with a rolling pin. This way the shells are much essier to digest by my little garden helpers. 🐛 #eggshell #compost #composing #vermicompost #feedingworms #worms #calcium #calciumpowder #eggs #nowaste #reducewaste #recycle #zerowaste #permaculture #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening @wormup_thefineartofcomposting @the_worm_monger @thewormworshipper

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4 months ago

Nothing reminds me more of summer holidays than a plate full of pasta with pesto genovese. We used to spend our summers close to Genova and I got to love the freshness of this tasty sauce. It tastes even better with home grown basil! 🌱 You can find my recipe on the link in the bio. 🌱 #pesto #pestogenovese #pestoverde #basil #recipe #growyourown #plants #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic

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4 months ago

The miracle of compost! It took three months to turn my kitchen waste into wonderful rich soil. Now the right container is filled up again and I’m using the hummus from the left container for my garden beds to make room for more waste. 🗑 #compost #recycle #recycletrash #vermicompost #trash #foodscraps #hummus #permaculture #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening #thehappygardeninglife #wormcastingsaretheshit #wormcastings

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4 months ago

What do you do with volunteer plants that grow out of your compost? I sometimes take them out and see what is growing. I had some nice surprises last summer, harvesting my first mini melon and a little pepper in december! 🙃 What have you been growing in your compost? 🌱 #compost #vermicompost #worms #wormsaspets #volunteerplants #whatsgrowing #plants #seedlings #permaculture #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening

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4 months ago

Hom much can you grow on a 12m2 balcony? Quite a lot! 🌶🍅🥒🥦🥔🌱 This is our first year in this apartment, so I was eager to try out all sorts of veggies to see what grows best. We also added some flowers for our wild bees. 🌸 I guess next year I will concentrate on the veggies we enjoy most and give them more space... My favorites this year is basil, salad and cucumber. What are your favorite balcony plants? 🌱 #cucumber #basil #salad #plants #fromseed #beehotel #greens #veggies #growyourown #growyourownfood #permaculture #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening #thehappygardeninglife

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4 months ago

Feeding my pets is super easy. They eat, whatever I throw away! Thank you my little helpers for reducing my waste and converting it into something useful! 🐛 Do you wanna start composting at home without a garden? Check out @wormup_thefineartofcomposting 🐛 #vermicompost #compost #wormcastings #worms #reducewaste #recycle #permaculture #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening #thehappygardeninglife

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5 months ago

I had no idea how beautiful and discreet the flowers of arugula would be! This one makes my day! 🌼 My arugula is planted in my compost gardenbed. The worms can access this bed directly from the compost box next to it. I like to think of it like a worm balcony where they can hang out and enjoy the fresh air... ☺️ #arugula #rocket #rucola #flower #plants #permaculture #urbangardening #growingoutofmycompost #compost #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening #thehappygardeninglife

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5 months ago

The offspring! Aren’t these little worms too cute? Well I guess not everybody will agree... But seeing them in my compost makes me happy, because it means their parents are healthy and happy as a worm can be... 🌝 Did you know that earthworms are hermaphroditic (they have both genders)? However, two worms are still required for repeoduction. They both secrete cocoons which contain several eggs each. How cool is that! 🐛 #compost #worms #earthworms #mypets #compostworms #vermicompost #eiseniafoetida @wormup_thefineartofcomposting #balconygarden #offspring #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening

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5 months ago

You don‘t even need to go to the garden center to start with urban gardening! I planted these coriander seeds I bought for cooking and will enjoy fresh coriander soon...! 🌱 Other plants I started planting out of my kitchen are garlic, onions, ginger, potatoes, sun flowers, peppers and tomatoes. What have you been planting out of your kitchen? 🍅 #plants #seedlings #coriander #permaculture #urbangardening #growyourownfood #kitchengarden #urbanpermaculture #seeds #balconygarden #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening #startnow

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5 months ago

The nettles turn into a pretty discusting smelling brown brew after a couple of days. No wonder the aphids don‘t like getting sprayed on! I filled the filtered brew into empty wine bottles to store. The 10 liters will last for the hole season... 👩🏻‍🌾 #nettle #organic #pesticide #forestharvest #natural #fertilizer #diy #permaculture #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening

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5 months ago

I‘m using nettle brew as liquid fertilizer and to minimize aphids. To fertilize I mix one cup of nettle brew with a can of water. The aphids get a concentrated spray into their little faces. 🐛 Here‘s the recipe: •1 Harvest 1kg of nettles between may and august (before they seed). This is about one full shopping bag. Use garden gloves and make sure to cover your ankles and arms. (Cause I didn‘t) •2 Cut them into pieces. Pour 10 liters of water over it, stir snd let sit until it gets this aweful smell. Depending on the weather this takes 1 to 2 weeks. •3 Filter and use the brew on your plants. 👩🏻‍🌾 #nettle #organic #pesticide #forestharvest #natural #fertilizer #diy #permaculture #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening

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5 months ago

Most people consider nettle a weed. I must say it can be quite nasty, but it has some great benefits too! It‘s probably the cheapest fertilizer and organic pesticide you can find! 🐛 I went to harvest some (1kg!) at the local forest to make some nettle brew for my balcony. Stay tuned to learn how to make it! 👩🏻‍🌾 #nettle #organic #pesticide #forestharvest #natural #fertilizer #diy #permaculture #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening

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5 months ago

Today I harvested the worm castings from my compost. This box was full with food scraps in march and the worms have been super fast! 🐛 ( #wormemoji ) I swift the compost with this strainer (I also use for cooking) and let it dry for a while to get rid of the little springtails before I use them in my pots. 🌱 This time I mixed the rest of the ripe compost with swiss wood bark to create a fertile mulch. I will use the mulch in a month or so to cover the pots. During summer it will help to protect the soil from evaporation and slowly feed my plants at the same time! 🌞 #gettingreadyforsummer #compost #blackgold #mulch #urbangardening #wormcastings #vermicompost #recycle #reuse #notrash #permaculturebalcony #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #permaculture #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening #thehappygardeninglife #bark

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5 months ago

Todays worms special: Die Zeit The worms love newspaper, aspecially the juicy one with thin paper and lots of interesting articles... 🗞 Since I don’t have a garden, my compost is often missing brown material (dry leaves, wood chips, straw, dried gras clippings). That’s why I add soaked newspapers and cardboard regularly to make sure the compost stays balanced and the worms happy. 💩 #diezeit #newspaper #compost #worms #vermicompost #urbangardening #recycle #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening #thehappygardeninglife #kompost @diezeit

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5 months ago

This is how my DIY compost looked like before the worms moved in. The two boxes are separated with a rough wire. This way they can freely move from one side to the other. I later added some holes to the garden bed on the very left. Now they have their own little garden! 😂 Do you wanna build your own compost at home? Text me if you have any questions! 🐛 #worms #vermicompost #redwigglers #kompost #recycle #nowaste #homecomposting #diy #permaculture #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening #pets #urbancompost #balcony

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5 months ago

Say hello to my little friends! Worms are the best pets ever. They don’t make noise, they eat your left overs and provide you with fertilizer. And I find it very entertaining to watch them munch! 🐛 (why is there no worm emoji?) #worms #vermicompost #redwigglers #kompost #recycle #nowaste #homecomposting #diy #permaculture #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening #pets #urbancompost #balcony

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5 months ago

It’s time for an urban compost love story! This is my second and therefore improoved home composter I built. It is bigger, but less disturbing on the balcony because we can use it as a bench. I also added a little garden bed on the side where the worms have access from below. The veggies in here are having the best soil ever! 🌱 The box on the left was full with kitchen and garden waste end of march. I then started using the box on the right, letting the left side rot in peace. Just in May I was able to harvest some of it for my balcony garden beds! 💩 Composting on a balcony (or during winter in our kitchen) is relatively easy once you figure out what to feed. It doesn’t smell, it saves you money on trash fees and provides you with free fertilizer! So why not start composting right now? 😁 #urbancompost #compost #permaculture #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #foodwaste #balconygarden #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening #foodscraps #composting #thehappygardeninglife #vermiconpost #zerowaste #recycle #sustainable #sustainableliving

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5 months ago

Happy plastic-free tuesday! Trying to avoid all plastic packagings at least one day a week makes you more aware how omnipreset this material is. One couldn‘t even buy pasta because of that unnecessary plastic window on the cardboard box. 🤨 If you‘re wondering why I bought four kilos of sugar, stay tuned! I‘m waiting for the next sunny day to make elderflower syrup! 🍋 #plasticfreetuesday #noplastic #organicpackaging #urbangardening #cityharvest #urbangardeningswitzerland #makingsyrup #staytuned #plasticfree #groceries #coop @coop.ch #plasticfreegroceries @plasticfreetuesday @barilla #not

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5 months ago

Bee taking a break. We have a drawer in our bee hotel to stalk on the process of making cocoons. The bees have been too clever to use these holes so far. This is the first bee I’ve seen using it. But only to rest for a while... 🐝 #wildbieneundpartner #bees #beehotel #insecthotel #urbangardeningproject #plants #seedlings #permaculture #urbangardening #wildbees #urbanpermaculture #balconygarden #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organicgardening @wildbieneundpartner

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5 months ago

Today I combined two of my hobbies: sewing and sowing! I made a potato bag out of a fabric I once ordered to make a backpack. But it was too sturdy for that intended purpose. It finaly showed its true function being an easy and beautiful pot on my balcony! 🥔 #plantingpotatoes #plantbag #diy #doityourself #sewing #sowing #plants #permaculture #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening #basel #potatoes #bernina

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5 months ago

Two weeks after sowing I added some seedlings in the scanter areas of my urban ‘’garden bed’. I went for plants that don’t require much sun light or attention and most importantly are perennials. 🌾 I went with aruncus dioicus (they grow high and have nice white flowers), thalictrum aquilegiifolium and valerian. I choose valerian because I thought the cats in the neighborhood might like it and it’s a plant I will be able to harvest eventually. 😺 Do you have suggestions for usable plants I could add despite dog feces and exhaust emissions? 🥕 #baumpatenschaft #treesponsor #plants #seedlings #permaculture #urbangardening #urbanpermaculture #plantingveggies #urbangardeningswitzerland #greencity #growingfood #organic #organicgardening #stadtgärtnereibasel #basel #basellove #wildplants

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