Midlife Gardener's Spring Vegie Challenge 2017

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Where next?

Midlife Gardener is talking about growing Beans, Carrot, Tomato, Something else from Northland

I cant believe that this might be my last blog post this year.  I know the challenge goes in till Monday, but we are away this weekend (again!) and the kids have two parties (one before we leave and one when we get back) and I'm in the mid...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:12pm on 8th December 2017

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Eating my own tomatoes!

Midlife Gardener is talking about growing Beans, Carrot, Cucumber, Eggplant, Herbs, Lettuce, Peas, Pumpkin, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else from Northland

Sorry for being so absent lately, life is so busy here that I barely have time to weed and water, let alone write about or read others posts.  I'm missing catching up with all your gardens!

I'm totally in a state of water and ignor...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:12pm on 4th December 2017

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The best part of gardening

Midlife Gardener is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Broccoli, Carrot, Cauliflower, Cucumber, Eggplant, Herbs, Lettuce, Peas, Pumpkin, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else from Northland

One of the best parts of gardening is walking around with a glass of something good and seeing all your hard work coming to fruition.  

My garden is looking lush.  Most plants are coming away nicely.  A few are still...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:11pm on 30th November 2017

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Finally sowing our corn!

Midlife Gardener is talking about growing Beans, Sweetcorn from Northland

My little garden helper and I finally got our sweetcorn seeds sown today.  We've been holding off as we've also planted two types of popcorn.  You can read more details on why we've staggered planting in an earlier blog of mine, but b...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:11pm on 28th November 2017

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Tomatoes

Midlife Gardener is talking about growing Beans, Broccoli, Peas, Tomato from Northland

As promised yesterday, a post about my garden not someone elses.  And as predicted yesterday, it was all tomatoes.  And strawberries, but all I did was pick and eat those!

The top two items on my gardening to-do list for today...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:11pm on 27th November 2017

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