Simone - Picnics and Paddocks's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2018

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OUR BIG GARDEN HARVEST

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Beetroot, Cabbage, Carrot, Celery, Lettuce, Peas, Radish, Silverbeet from Northland

I apologise for been absent over the past week. I’ve had to put my health and family before blogging, but couldn’t not write my final post. There’s always a bit of guilt when you go from blogging daily to not posting for a few...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:12pm on 9th December 2018

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MINI CHALLENGE FOUR

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Tomato from Northland

Our insect hotel is finally complete. We've used bamboo, old handy towel rolls, moss, sticks, hay, reeds, pinecone, and an upside down pot etc. Below is some information on why we've used these things and who we hope to attract by using these m...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:12pm on 9th December 2018

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Tomato Psyllid

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Tomato from Northland

The dreaded tomato and potato battle continues! Both last season and this season I've wondered why there are so many 'mozzies' around my tomatoes/potatoes. On a couple of the plants the leaves have started to yellow at the top. A lot of the lea...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:12pm on 4th December 2018

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Garden To Table - Roast Vegetable Salad

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Beetroot, Herbs, Lettuce from Northland

Last night we were able to use quite a bit of our own fresh produce for dinner. A warm roast vegetable salad was on the menu. Luke and I used some of our rainbow beetroot, a selection of herbs, cos lettuce, freckles lettuce and some nastur...

Read on | comments | Posted at 05:12am on 2nd December 2018

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Strawberry Picking And More Wet Weather

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Tomato from Northland

The forecast is for more rain and thunderstorms this weekend - great for the water tank, not so great for getting out in the garden. 

In preparation for more bad weather I didn't get inside until after 8 pm last night. I wanted to ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:11pm on 30th November 2018

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