Mel Wenger's Spring Vegie Challenge 2017

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bee-utiful

Mel Wenger is talking about growing Broccoli, Herbs, Peas, Spring Onion, Tomato, Something else from Wellington

I recently went away for a wee beach holiday with my two little ones. Very impressed at hubby for taking pride and care of the garden in my absence.

I was so excited to see this yellow beauty peeking out from behind our fence as we drov...

Read on | comments | Posted at 11:01am on 2nd January 2018

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delicious eats!

Mel Wenger is talking about growing Broccoli, Herbs, Peas, Spring Onion, Tomato, Something else from Wellington

These lovely rhubarb stems became a batch of rhubarb Apple muffins, and a rhubarb Apple crumble.

i love using up the apples that are no longer nice to eat fresh, and there certainly is no shortage of rhubarb in the garden.

My li...

Read on | comments | Posted at 08:12am on 11th December 2017

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Nature's lollies!

Mel Wenger is talking about growing Broccoli, Herbs, Peas, Spring Onion, Tomato, Something else from Wellington

we have certainly been dry here in the capital.

The garden has been producing nicely with a bit of hand watering.

Check it out! My first ever broccoli!!! Loving these.

Impressive crop of strawberries!

My joy is s...

Read on | comments | Posted at 08:12am on 10th December 2017

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Bolting

Mel Wenger is talking about growing Broccoli, Herbs, Peas, Spring Onion, Tomato, Something else from Wellington

I have done some learning about plants that are prone to bolting. Something I have experienced in past years of gardening, but never really bothered to look into.

Two of the same variety of Kale plants (we have 3 different ones growing)...

Read on | comments | Posted at 12:11pm on 8th November 2017

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Got greens galore

Mel Wenger is talking about growing Broccoli, Herbs, Peas, Spring Onion, Tomato, Something else from Wellington

Welcoming the rain recently and gobbling so many tasty greens.

Kale, spinach and rocket. 

Biggest success was getting my teenage step son out in the garden. He picked his own kale, to make a smoothie. He knows what a brocco...

Read on | comments | Posted at 15:11pm on 5th November 2017

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