ColletteRedman's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2018

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— LETS TALK FRUIT TREES —

ColletteRedman is talking about growing Something else from Manawatu-Wanganui

Have you always wanted to grow fruit trees and thought you needed a lifestyleblock or farm, that your little section wasnt big enough. 

Let me tell you something, GROW THEM ANYWAY. 

our section is around 670sm, our hou...

Read on | comments | Posted at 10:11am on 2nd November 2018

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— SNAPPED TOMATO AND BEANS —

ColletteRedman is talking about growing Beans, Herbs, Tomato from Manawatu-Wanganui

The weather over the last few days have just been awfull, freezing cold, strong winds, heavy downpours, we had some rain for the last 8 days in a row and then today it was the most glorious sunshine day and you would never say we have had the w...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:11pm on 2nd November 2018

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— CITRUS LOVE —

ColletteRedman is talking about growing Something else from Manawatu-Wanganui

I have a lemon tree and a mandarin tree that I grow in pots.

These trees do very very well and fruit nicely even though citrus are very heavy feeders.  My secret weapon (which I think Sarah you mig...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:10pm on 30th October 2018

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— BUSY DAY AND COMFREY TEA—

ColletteRedman is talking about growing Capsicum, Chilli, Cucumber, Lettuce, Silverbeet, Spring Onion, Tomato from Manawatu-Wanganui

I got lots done in the garden today. 

Firstly I harvested lots of lettuce so I can just have it in the fridge ready to go when I need it, I tend to do a once a week harvest of lettuce and s...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:10pm on 28th October 2018

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— TOMATOES IN GREENHOUSE DOING WELL —

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

The tomatoes in the greenhouse are growing wonderfully. I had to tie them up some more again today and removed more laterals. 

I remove the laterals so that the plants puts all its energy into the main stem which p...

Read on | comments | Posted at 07:10am on 28th October 2018