ColletteRedman's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2018

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— POTATO HARVEST AND PLANTING —

ColletteRedman is talking about growing Something else from Manawatu-Wanganui

I had a look back on my blogs from the begining of the challenge and worked out that my early potatoes were ready about a week ago so decided to have a look in one of the bags today. It was a smaller bag with only 2 plants and ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:12pm on 2nd December 2018

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— BRASSICA DESTRUCTION AND LADYBIRDS —

ColletteRedman is talking about growing Kale, Kohl Rabi, Lettuce from Manawatu-Wanganui

My kale and kohlrabi has been taking a hammering from caterpillars, I dont think they are from the white butterflies as I havnt really seen them around and the caterpillars are much smaller. Anyway doesnt matte...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:11pm on 30th November 2018

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— TOMATO MAINTENANCE —

ColletteRedman is talking about growing Lettuce, Tomato, Something else from Manawatu-Wanganui

It was another session of removing laterals and some excess leaves and tying up my tomatoes, the ones in the greenhouse are huge now with one touching the roof already. All the tomato plants in the greenhouse a...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:11pm on 28th November 2018

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— ON THIS DAY 1 YEAR AGO —

ColletteRedman is talking about growing Cucumber, Tomato from Manawatu-Wanganui

I have been looking back and reading some of my blogs from the yates challenge last year and discovered that this day last year I harvested my first cucumber and tomatoes from the greenhouse.

Im fe...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:11pm on 27th November 2018

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— FEEDING IN THE RAIN —

ColletteRedman is talking about growing Something else from Manawatu-Wanganui

My trip to Wellington was amazing and we had mostly great weather to do everything we wanted to do but on my return home it has been nothing but rain. 

I took advantage of the rain today and decided to give the veggie gardens a fee...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:11pm on 26th November 2018

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