Clare H's Spring Vegie Challenge 2017

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Time to say farewell.

Clare H is talking about growing Something else from Hawke's Bay


Thank you to you all for your company here. This has been my first Yates Challenge & I've enjoyed it all very much. Loved reading your blog posts & getting glimpses into your gardens.(I now have a serious dose of ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 11:12am on 10th December 2017

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'The State of the Garden' report for December

Clare H is talking about growing Beans, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Chilli, Cucumber, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini from Hawke's Bay

Summer's here & it's currently v dry, breezy & 30'C today. After a frustratingly slow/late/false start for many of my lovingly raised seedlings, they are finally getting into top gear.
Just as long as I can keep t...

Read on | comments | Posted at 12:12pm on 9th December 2017

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Summer 'greens'(VERY RED!)

Clare H is talking about growing Broadbeans, Spinach from Hawke's Bay

Time to clear away our 1st patch of broad beans even though they are keen to keep growing. They have new flowers at their bases. 

In their space I will  sow our saved Amaranth Red Mekong seeds thickly...

Read on | comments | Posted at 14:12pm on 8th December 2017

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MINI CHALLENGE 4

Clare H is talking about growing Beans, Something else from Hawke's Bay

Thank you Yates for setting this challenge. As a result I now have a new, extra sturdy bean frame! And a bit of (practical) garden sculpture too?
Some years ago the firewood truck damaged our front gate posts & 'til we...

Read on | comments | Posted at 11:12am on 7th December 2017

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Not quite a total failure?

Clare H is talking about growing Something else from Hawke's Bay

Today we dug up our badly rusted garlic crop & set it out to dry off. When we planted it in June we had visions of 60++ fist sized heads that would last us for a good part of the year. But with the rust infection as you can...

Read on | comments | Posted at 13:12pm on 6th December 2017

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