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

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Growing Pumpkins Vertically

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

It's been a busy week here, but I managed to find some time this afternoon to get a few little jobs done. 

We're planting four different varieties of pumpkins this year - Queensland Blue, Grey Crown, Babynut and Read on | comments | Posted at 19:10pm on 5th October 2018

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Strawberry Patch and Black Spot

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

Strawberries are pretty popular in our house so over July and August I planted a number of strawberry plants in our berry patch. We also have three blueberry bushes growing there as well as Spring flowers popping up. I’ve...

Read on | comments | Posted at 08:10am on 2nd October 2018

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14 Varieties of Homegrown Tomatoes

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

I think I may have a little bit of an addiction to collecting different varieties of tomato seeds. This season I’ve planted 14 different varieties. Currently I’m growing the following varieties - Sungold, Patio Choice Yellow, San Ma...

Read on | comments | Posted at 05:10am on 2nd October 2018

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Feeding the Gardens and Mulching

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

This afternoon I made the most of the sunshine and got out into the garden. All the plants were given a good feed of Yates Seaweed Tonic and have also recently had handfuls of sheep pellets added to their little patch.&nbs...

Read on | comments | Posted at 15:09pm on 29th September 2018

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My Kitchen Garden

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

We've had a beautiful sunny day in Northland so I decided to pop out into my little veggie patch this afternoon. This is the garden that we put in last August. Currently in these gardens I'm growing baby cabbages, lettuce, bok choy, str...

Read on | comments | Posted at 15:09pm on 28th September 2018