nzjewel's Spring Vegie Challenge 2017

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Garden Poem

nzjewel is talking about growing Something else from Waikato

A garden blog challenge in spring I did spy,

Oh, what a great activity for my three girls to try.

I started to blog too, I really had a ball,

Telling of my successes and failures to you all.

We started out with w...

Read on | comments | Posted at 20:12pm on 11th December 2017

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Kooky Cucumber

nzjewel is talking about growing Cucumber, Peas, Radish, Zucchini, Something else from Waikato

A garden blog challenge - what a great incentive to get out there and do it!

Harvested my first "gourmet" (ie tiny ones) potatoes today by default - replanted spots where potatoes planted didn't grow and found that the parent potatoes m...

Read on | comments | Posted at 21:12pm on 10th December 2017

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Gardening in the Dark

nzjewel is talking about growing Radish, Something else from Waikato

I really didn't want to leave the garden this evening, but in the end I decided that I had better finish up, not much point in going on when the light is so poor that I couldn't see the difference between a potato plant and kikuyu grass....

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Read on | comments | Posted at 21:12pm on 9th December 2017

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You Win Some and You Lose Some

nzjewel is talking about growing Spring Onion, Something else from Waikato

Not much gardening today as we had lots of Christmas stuff happening - my group played music at a seniors Christmas function, my kids are making a float with Scouts for our town's Christmas parade, and a family get together - it's a "take a pla...

Read on | comments | Posted at 06:12am on 9th December 2017

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Water Pressure Woes

nzjewel is talking about growing Herbs, Something else from Waikato

 Accidently "cooked" the seedlings in my tubs again today, have finally moved them into the shade....

The watering was very slow going in my Wee Garden this evening - my girls were watering Maara Toru - filling watering cans from a...

Read on | comments | Posted at 21:12pm on 7th December 2017

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