Rimu Gully Gardens's Spring Vegie Challenge 2017

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Last post, a time to reflect

Rimu Gully Gardens is talking about growing Lettuce, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini from Auckland

Wow what an interesting season it's been! It felt like we only had one month of Spring, and now after nearly 6 weeks of no rain it looks like we're in for a drought. I'm so thankful for my wicking beds. They have only been topped up once since ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:12pm on 10th December 2017

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Zucchini Glut is on its way

Rimu Gully Gardens is talking about growing Zucchini from Auckland

Harvested our first zucchini today, a yellow, very interesting looking one haha. I love them so much, I love them chopped raw into salads, and zucchini fritters. And the chickens love the sneaky ones that make it to marrows. I've got two plants...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:12pm on 4th December 2017

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Picking those laterals

Rimu Gully Gardens is talking about growing Tomato from Auckland

Garden really is in maintenance mode now. Every second day I put the weaping hose on for an hour for the raised beds. It's gravity fed so needs a long time to give everything a decent drink. It's so so dry! And no rain in the long term forecast...

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

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So many peas!

Rimu Gully Gardens is talking about growing Peas from Auckland

My pea vines were passed their best so today Hayley and I ripped them out. I'm going to dry the vines and use them as mulch - they make a fantastic mulch which is super pricey if you buy it. And got nearly a full bucket of peas too. I spent the...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:11pm on 21st November 2017

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Pass the peas please

Rimu Gully Gardens is talking about growing Peas from Auckland

Yum. Had a great harvest of peas. My daughter absolutely loved helping to shell them and had more than a few. They are like delicious little green vegie lollies. It's the first time I've grown them, so worth it. 

Everything in the ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:11pm on 9th November 2017

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