Anita Kundu's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2018

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Troubleshooting - starting from seed

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Zucchini from Auckland

In this post, I’m going to cover problems with getting seeds to germinate.  In short, you don’t always reap what you sow.  Seeds fail to germinate for a number of reasons.

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    Read on | comments | Posted at 10:11am on 9th November 2018

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Taking care of yourself around the garden

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Tomato, Something else from Auckland

Gardening exposes you to a number of hazards and can take a toll on your entire body.  Look after yourself this summer, not just your plants.  Here are some tips:

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    Read on | comments | Posted at 03:11am on 8th November 2018

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Mitre 10 garden club event and beautiful weathe...

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Beans, Capsicum, Chilli, Cucumber, Herbs, Pumpkin, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else from Auckland

Last night, I attended the Mitre 10 garden club event at my local store in Manukau.  As always, I had a great time thanks to Maureen and the team.  The key message of the evening was the importance of liquid feeding.  Two points ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 15:11pm on 7th November 2018

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More news from Anita's garden

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Beetroot, Cabbage, Capsicum, Chilli, Parsnip, Radish, Silverbeet, Something else from Auckland

Firstly, I’d just like to say that I’m really enjoying being a part of the Yates Veggie Growing Challenge and can understand why so many of you participate year after year.  There is a real sense of community and I often forget...

Read on | comments | Posted at 10:11am on 6th November 2018

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Progress report for November

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Cabbage, Capsicum, Chilli, Cucumber, Eggplant, Kohl Rabi, Silverbeet, Spinach, Squash, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else from Auckland

To help organise myself in the garden, I keep a monthly task list which I write on a large sheet of paper pinned to my notice board.  I also write daily tasks in a notebook which I keep in the garage, so it’s easily accessible while ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:11pm on 5th November 2018