Loobee's Spring Vegie Challenge 2017

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A harvest!

Loobee is talking about growing Beetroot, Lettuce, Radish, Silverbeet, Zucchini from Wellington

After a week of blistering heat I was delighted to see many of the plants had grown like crazy and there was lots to harvest. I hope they hold out for the rest of the summer. Fingers crossed for some rain!

I have some magnificent lookin...

Read on | comments | Posted at 13:12pm on 10th December 2017


A tale of two gardens

Loobee is talking about growing Beans, Parsnip from Wellington

So as we near the end of the challenge I have been reflecting on my two vegie gardens and how their progress differs.

I am always a bit mean about the Wellington garden, given it's shadiness and poor soil, yet in spite of that is h...

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


What's for dinner? The garden decides tonight.

Loobee is talking about growing Something else from Wellington

Snow peas, and self seeded bok choy and some coriander tonight, so a night off lettuce and the makings of a stir fry. If only my courgettes and carrots were ready too.

The guinesa get the silverbeet again. They like it much more than I ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 20:12pm on 4th December 2017


It's bean a success!

Loobee is talking about growing Beans, Leek, Lettuce, Pumpkin, Silverbeet, Tomato from Wellington

I was very sruprised this weekend to find 2 whole rows of beans germinated in my garden (4th try I think), I thought it had been so hot and dry there was no chance. Apparently there were a couple of thunder showers in the Wairarapa this week so...

Read on | comments | Posted at 20:12pm on 3rd December 2017


Mini challenge 4- 10 Recycling Ideas

Loobee is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Lettuce, Tomato from Wellington

Hmmm, it's not looking much like art, in fact I would suggest some of it is plain ugly but it is practical. I would like to make something more attractive but time is limiting me at the moment. I thought I don't have anything recycled but a loo...

Read on | comments | Posted at 21:11pm on 30th November 2017

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