Daisy Cottage's Spring Vegie Challenge 2017

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How thyme flies - lettuce celebrate!

Daisy Cottage is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Broadbeans, Cabbage, Carrot, Cucumber, Herbs, Lettuce, Peas, Pumpkin, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else from Otago

So I am on day 70 of this challenge and I know some of you have been blogging here even longer but i just can't believe we are at the end of the challenge already. I had to start my garden from lawn and I am so pleased with how well it has beco...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:12pm on 10th December 2017

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The difference that a little bit of rain makes!

Daisy Cottage is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Broadbeans, Cabbage, Carrot, Peas, Pumpkin, Silverbeet, Spinach, Sweetcorn, Zucchini, Something else from Otago

Currently in my town we are only allowed to water from 8pm until 8am so I have been getting up around 6.30am to do the watering. However, last night it rained a little and had to go out today for most of the day. Well I went to have a look arou...

Read on | comments | Posted at 22:12pm on 9th December 2017

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ComPEARing my pair of PEARS!

Daisy Cottage is talking about growing Something else from Otago

This year is definitely a pear year and both my pear trees are doing well. My favourite pear tree is the seckle (the red pears) as the fruits are so sweet and juicy. The hardest bit is thinning them out as you always hope they will reach a good...

Read on | comments | Posted at 20:12pm on 8th December 2017

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Promise of raspberry delights!

Daisy Cottage is talking about growing Something else from Otago

I didn't think I would get many raspberries this year as I chopped them well back to make planting them easier. However to my surprise there are lots of little flowers appearing all over my raspberry bushes.

Hopefully I will get them be...

Read on | comments | Posted at 21:12pm on 6th December 2017

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S "peach" less!

Daisy Cottage is talking about growing Something else from Otago

Well my biggest fail this year has to be my glorious peach tree. It is a dual variety Blackboy and Golden Queen. When we moved we had only just planted it so thought it would be ok to uplift, pot and transport. It was a priority to get it safel...

Read on | comments | Posted at 09:12am on 7th December 2017

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