Melissa S's Vegie Growing Challenge 2013

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PEAS IN A POD

Melissa S is talking about growing Peas from Bay of Plenty

The first Blue Shelling Pea is mature and I opened it up to find the Peas inside are green!  Which sort of makes sense as purple Beans have green beans inside them, hehe.

Still so great to see, I'm glad my goal of growing something...

Read on | comments | Posted at 09:01am on 3rd January 2014

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WHERE THERE'S A WILL

Melissa S is talking about growing Herbs from Bay of Plenty

I couldn't resist sharing this photo of a wee Lobelia seedling which has popped up in the middle of our paved area!  I was absolutely delighted to see it and if I'm honest it really represents how I feel about how my gardening has changed ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 09:01am on 3rd January 2014

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BRAND NEW YEAR AND GARDEN

Melissa S is talking about growing Beetroot, Carrot, Herbs, Spring Onion from Bay of Plenty

Happy New Year everyone!  I have a feeling 2014 is going to be a fantastic one!

It was an off and on day today weather-wise with hot sun then showers and cooling off but in between the showers my son and I managed to get out and st...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:01pm on 1st January 2014

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BLUE PEAS

Melissa S is talking about growing Peas from Bay of Plenty

Checking in on the old garden today and I discovered the first Blue Shelling Peas!  I'm so pleased to see them and they're every bit as incredible as I thought they would be.  The colour against the green foliage is stunning and the w...

Read on | comments | Posted at 12:12pm on 28th December 2013

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I'M AN URBAN FORAGER

Melissa S is talking about growing Beans, Herbs, Tomato from Bay of Plenty

I admit it.  I have been known to lust over a roadside fruit tree and veer dangerously in my lane as I drive past trying to see if I could quickly pull over and grab some fruit!  I can't help it, I'm obsessed with not letting anything...

Read on | comments | Posted at 12:12pm on 28th December 2013

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