Anita Kundu's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2018

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Snake beans

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Beans from Auckland

You may recall me mentioning in yesterday’s post that I planted a tray of snake beans into the garden (see photo of my seedlings).  I managed to plant the rest of my punnets today.  Snake beans need a very hot long summer in ord...

Read on | comments | Posted at 02:12am on 4th December 2018

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Summary of weekend gardening activity

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Beans, Celery, Cucumber, Pumpkin, Spinach, Squash, Zucchini, Something else from Auckland

With more rain on the horizon, the soil will be nice and damp.  Now is the perfect time to get sowing and planting!  There are some sunny days forecast afterwards, meaning that your plants will just take off.   If you haven&...

Read on | comments | Posted at 11:12am on 3rd December 2018

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Growing kumara

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Something else from Auckland

I finally have my own kumara slips, which are ready to be planted in the garden (see photo).  I’ve been through a lot to get here.  Better late than never!  You may recall me mentioning that one of my failures this spring w...

Read on | comments | Posted at 03:12am on 2nd December 2018

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The importance of mulching - Part I

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Something else from Auckland

One of the great things about being a part of this challenge is that we are constantly reminded about what we should be doing around the garden.  Even if you’re a seasoned gardener (excuse the pun), it’s easy to overlook things...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:11pm on 30th November 2018

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The importance of mulching - part II

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Pumpkin from Auckland

Yesterday, I introduced the concept of mulching in the garden.  I covered what mulch is, when and where to mulch and reasons for applying mulch.  In this post, I’d like to discuss some of the different materials that can be used...

Read on | comments | Posted at 13:12pm on 1st December 2018

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