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Italian Tomatoes And The Tomato Surprise Garden

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

I thought it was time for a little tomato update. I’ve got to admit that this time last month I thought I might not have any tomatoes in the garden by now. Instead, the garden is full of now healthy plants. Using the Yate...

Read on | comments | Posted at 14:11pm on 17th November 2018

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Natural Remedies in the Garden

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Cabbage, Cucumber, Lettuce, Peas from Northland

Our gardens aren't completely organic, but I definitely try to keep things as natural as possible in the garden. Today I thought I'd share some of my favourite products with you and how I use them.

I've also included a couple of product...

Read on | comments | Posted at 05:11am on 16th November 2018

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Dinosaur Microgreens!

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

Last week Mr 3 and I came across these super cute little dinosaur pots for growing grass heads. I have fond childhood memories of growing grass heads as a child. It's always so much fun to cut the 'hair'. 

Instead of using the gras...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:11pm on 14th November 2018

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Ratatouille and His Family

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

It looks like my 'friend' Ratatouille and his family are back in the garden. After a walk around the backyard I discovered a hole dug underneath the old rabbit hutch, huge chunks taken from strawberries (different to what the birds have done), ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:11pm on 13th November 2018

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Cottage Gardens and That Sunday 'To Do' List

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Beans, Carrot, Celery, Cucumber, Herbs, Lettuce, Peas, Spinach, Tomato, Zucchini from Northland

It was such a beautiful sunny day yesterday so I made sure I got a few jobs done in the morning and afternoon, while it wasn't too hot. 

Here's a little bullet pointed list of the progress I made in the garden... 

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