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

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Gardening With Limited Space

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Carrot, Cucumber from Northland

Although we live in the country we don't have a huge area to create gardens. Our land is rolling, not flat and as a result we're stuck with an average sized backyard like most people to grow fruit and vegetables. 

My goal is to be ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:10pm on 29th October 2018

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Hard Yakka!!

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Carrot, Cucumber, Herbs, Lettuce, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Silverbeet, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini from Northland

I feel like I need a weekend after this weekend. There's been a lot of hard yakka today as well. Today it was all me though (and my excited little three year old at the very end of the day... more on that later). 

For those of you ...

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

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Huge Progress - Large Garden Extension, Chicken...

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Celery, Lettuce, Pumpkin from Northland

The past two days here have been huge!! We've picked up two standard sized trailor loads of garden mix from Greenfingers and two large trailor loads full. The large gardens down both sides of our house (close to 40 m of garden in total) are now...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:10pm on 27th October 2018

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Yacon - Bacon for Vegetarians?

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

This week I was given a Yacon crown. I’ve never grown Yacon before or even eaten it so I decided to do a little bit of research to learn more about it. Yacon is native to South America, where it has been cultivated for over 2000 years. I ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 06:10am on 26th October 2018

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New Raised Gardens and a Big Thank You Yates!

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Carrot, Pumpkin from Northland

Thank you Yates! My prize pack from Mini Challenge 1 arrived at the start of this week. Because we live in a rural area of Whangarei any courier parcels get sent to my mum’s house in town. I finally had it picked up yesterday and was so e...

Read on | comments | Posted at 07:10am on 25th October 2018

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