Anita Kundu's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2018

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A final post about hosting wwoofers

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Cucumber, Pumpkin, Zucchini, Something else from Auckland

I hope you all had a good weekend.  Mine was very busy.  I managed to plant most of our pumpkins into the garden, as well as some more zucchini.  I also potted up some more melons that came off my heat pad (“Banana” f...

Read on | comments | Posted at 06:10am on 29th October 2018

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Beans

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Beans from Auckland

Yesterday, I sowed my first round of beans outdoors against the trellis at the back of our house.  Don’t laugh, but I really struggle to grow great beans.  I actually find the simplest of veggies the most difficult to grow. ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 03:10am on 28th October 2018

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Pumpkins

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Broad beans, Pumpkin, Sweetcorn, Zucchini from Auckland

Yesterday, Sanna (the wwoofer who is staying with us) and I worked together to prepare the site where I intend to grow pumpkins this summer.  We did it in stages.  On Thursday, Sanna removed the broad beans, which were past their prim...

Read on | comments | Posted at 02:10am on 27th October 2018

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Zucchini

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Broad beans, Pumpkin, Zucchini, Something else from Auckland

Yesterday, I harvested the remainder of our Jersey Benne potatoes (see picture), which I have been bandicooting over the past week.  Meanwhile, Sanna, our wwoofer, pulled out our broad beans which have finished cropping.  Today, we ar...

Read on | comments | Posted at 03:10am on 26th October 2018

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Cauliflower, cabbage and broccoli

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower from Auckland

We have a lot of green cabbage and broccoli growing in the garden, so I thought I’d share some of my growing tips for brassicas.  They’re not difficult to grow and are ideal for the winter garden.  The main pests are the w...

Read on | comments | Posted at 02:10am on 25th October 2018

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