Blog — #gar­den­fri­day

Brus­sels sprouts — Small but nice

Der Rosenkohl ist ein typ­is­ches Herb­st-/Win­tergemüse. Die kleinen Kohlköpfe steck­en voller gesun­der Nährstoffe und soll­ten daher eigentlich vielmehr gegessen wer­den, da uns ger­ade in den kalten Jahreszeit­en Vit­a­mine und Nährstoffe fehlen. Schließlich schützt uns Rosenkohl vor Erkäl­tun­gen und grip­palen Infekten.…

Grapes — An ide­al snack for between meals

Heil­bronn als Wein­re­gion ist bekan­nt für seine Trauben. Aber Trauben kön­nen nicht nur zu Wein ver­ar­beit­et wer­den, denn sie sind sehr viel­seit­ig. Sie lassen sich auch zu Saft, Gelee, Rosi­nen oder auch Traubenkernöl ver­ar­beit­en. Aber davon nicht genug, sie enthalten…

Pear — Juicy, sweet and healthy

What is the say­ing? You should­n’t com­pare apples with pears. Even if the two are not the same fruit, they still have some sim­i­lar­i­ties. For exam­ple, both are very loves. The pear even counts…

Leek — A strong leek

Leeks are prob­a­bly bet­ter known to most peo­ple as leeks. But many also think that leeks and leeks are two dif­fer­ent veg­eta­bles. The fact is, this veg­etable sim­ply has two dif­fer­ent names. Leeks are very ver­sa­tile. You can…

Pump­kin — giant with great variety

Autumn time is pump­kin time. Whether as a dec­o­ra­tion for Hal­loween in front of the door or as a dish for din­ner — every­one knows him and he is gain­ing more and more pop­u­lar­i­ty, because the pump­kin has very many healthy prop­er­ties and not only in…

Broc­coli — flower buds as a vegetable

Broc­coli — you either hate it or love it. Hard­ly any veg­etable is so hat­ed and loved at the same time, although it is thor­ough­ly healthy. Broc­coli is one of the health­i­est veg­eta­bles, because it con­tains a vari­ety of active sub­stances, which are not…

Chili — Hot and fiery

The south­ern cui­sine loves the small fiery hot bell pep­per. In Mex­i­can cui­sine, it is impos­si­ble to imag­ine life with­out it and is one of the main spices there. But also the Asian cui­sine knows how to appre­ci­ate and use the spice. Chili spices not only the…

Zuc­chi­ni — the lit­tle pumpkin

Zuc­chi­ni, a pump­kin? Yes, that’s right, the zuc­chi­ni is relat­ed to the pump­kin. Even if the veg­etable, unlike the pump­kin, has lit­tle fla­vor of its own, it can be used very ver­sa­tile. In addi­tion, it is with us a…

Black­ber­ry — Plump, round and healthy

Black­ber­ries belong to the so-called super­food. These so-called super­foods are foods that con­tain a par­tic­u­lar­ly large num­ber of min­er­als, phy­to­chem­i­cals and vit­a­mins. Not only that the black­ber­ry is very healthy, it was also con­sid­ered a med­i­c­i­nal plant in ancient times. Besides all the positive…

Kohlra­bi — Light, mild and digestible

Kohlra­bi is not only one of the typ­i­cal Ger­man veg­eta­bles, but also one of the most pop­u­lar. Whether raw, cooked or just as a snack — the kohlra­bi is not only ver­sa­tile, it also con­tains many vit­a­mins and min­er­als. There­fore is…

Super­food — The raspberry

Sum­mer­time is berry time. And which berry should not be miss­ing next to the straw­ber­ry? That’s right — the rasp­ber­ry. It is one of the favorite berries of the Ger­mans and not only tastes deli­cious, but is also incred­i­bly healthy. Its taste is sweet and sour…

Basil — spice and med­i­c­i­nal plant

It is prob­a­bly one of the most famous herbs in the world. Whether on the piz­za, as pesto, in pas­ta or even just as a dec­o­ra­tion, basil is typ­i­cal of Ital­ian cui­sine. Every­one knows and almost every­one loves the Mediter­ranean spice. Its…

Arugu­la — a veg­etable superstar!

For the Ger­mans, rock­et was ini­tial­ly more of a weed than a tasty sal­ad. It was not until the increas­ing influ­ence of Ital­ian cui­sine in this coun­try that sal­ad rock­et gained in pop­u­lar­i­ty. If Ger­many were look­ing for a veg­etable super­star, arugu­la would have a first-class chance of mak­ing it to the top of the podium.…

Apple of par­adise = tomato?

Did you know that apple of par­adise is anoth­er name for toma­to? There are over 1,000 dif­fer­ent toma­to vari­eties world­wide with an amaz­ing range of col­ors from yel­low, green­ish-yel­low, pink­ish-red to black. They are also by far one of the most pop­u­lar veg­eta­bles among Ger­mans. Another…

Mag­gi herb — intense and healthy

Lovage, cel­ery herb or also called Mag­gi herb is one of the most impor­tant spice herbs in Euro­pean cui­sine. Lovage has noth­ing to do with the well-known food sea­son­ing Mag­gi. Mag­gi does not con­tain Mag­gi herb, only its strong taste is rem­i­nis­cent of the seasoning.…

Cher­ries — the per­fect sum­mer snack

Cher­ries are not only healthy, but also sweet, aro­mat­ic and a per­fect refresh­ing snack on hot sum­mer days. Cher­ries are region­al fruits Orig­i­nal­ly, cher­ries come from Asia. In the mean­time, how­ev­er, they are dis­trib­uted through­out Europe. The deli­cious fruit has…

The beds are standing!

We are hap­py to inform you that our gar­den project is now mak­ing progress. The raised beds were, after deliv­ery prob­lems, final­ly deliv­ered and mean­while already built by us. But that’s not the only thing that hap­pened in the last weeks…

Well planned is half cooked — The AOK cook­ing show on June 11

Few­er and few­er peo­ple know how to pre­pare healthy meals for them­selves and oth­ers. This is also con­firmed by cur­rent stud­ies. The rea­sons for this are man­i­fold: While basic kitchen skills and knowl­edge about food prepa­ra­tion used to be most­ly taught by moth­ers and grandmothers,…

Grow mush­rooms at home yourself

Mag­ne­sium, cal­ci­um, iron, pro­teins, vit­a­mins — mush­rooms are not only ver­sa­tile in taste and prepa­ra­tion, but are also full of healthy nutri­ents that con­tribute to a bal­anced diet. How­ev­er, they only do so if they are free of pes­ti­cides and…

Healthy break­fast — How does it actu­al­ly work?

To start the day with full pow­er, a healthy break­fast is essen­tial. Whether it’s fresh fruit, a whole-grain sand­wich or home­made mues­li — find out how impor­tant a bal­anced break­fast is and what ideas are avail­able to pro­vide dai­ly essential…

Which veg­eta­bles are in sea­son in spring?

If you pay atten­tion to region­al­i­ty and sea­son­al­i­ty when shop­ping, you are not only doing some­thing good for your­self, but also for nature and the envi­ron­ment. While you are still some­what lim­it­ed in terms of choice in the win­ter, the tem­per­a­tures also increase the…

Why raised beds of all things?

What actu­al­ly is a raised bed? A raised bed is a raised bed or grow­ing area in the gar­den. Raised beds are pri­mar­i­ly used for cul­ti­vat­ing veg­eta­bles, let­tuce and herbs. Raised beds are filled in lay­ers with a wide vari­ety of rot­ting gar­den waste. The top lay­er is always…