Anita Kundu's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2018

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Weekend wrap up

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Capsicum, Chilli, Eggplant, Kohl Rabi, Pumpkin, Spinach, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else from Auckland

I had a productive weekend in the garden.  Yesterday, I planted another tomato (Potentate) and four more cucumbers (Continental and Long Green from Yates).  I also potted up some more melon seedlings which came off the heat pad (Inver...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:11pm on 4th November 2018

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Successes and failures this spring

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Beetroot, Broccoli, Cabbage, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Something else from Auckland

Here’s a roundup of successes and failures in our garden this spring.  With a garden this size, you simply have to move on and focus on what you’ve got rather than what you haven’t! 

SuccessesRead on | comments | Posted at 04:11am on 3rd November 2018

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Kohlrabi

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Kohl Rabi, Something else from Auckland

Yesterday, I started planting out our kohlrabi seedlings in a strip parallel to the pumpkins.  They’re faster to mature, so I hope we harvest them before the pumpkins take over.  We have been growing kohlrabi for the past four y...

Read on | comments | Posted at 09:11am on 2nd November 2018

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Growing more potatoes!

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Something else from Auckland

On Tuesday, it rained heavily so I wasn’t able to get much done outdoors.  It is great for the garden, especially the new plants I’ve been putting in since Labour Weekend.  I’m also secretly happy because I’m a...

Read on | comments | Posted at 08:11am on 1st November 2018

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Squash

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Squash from Auckland

On Saturday, I wrote about pumpkins and promised that I would cover squash separately.  Although the growing process is similar to pumpkins, in my experience squash are more sensitive to the cold.  I therefore start them a bit later o...

Read on | comments | Posted at 03:10am on 30th October 2018