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

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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

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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

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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

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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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