The Dixon Trio's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2018

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weeding and planting out

The Dixon Trio is talking about growing Broad beans, Carrot, Something else from Otago

today i weeded the carrots and I planted out my sunflower that i grew from seed. I could only find one glove. we have been busy in the garden but have not been able to get time on the blog because mum has been away for work and alex is not...

Read on | comments | Posted at 14:10pm on 27th October 2018

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Cutting celery

The Dixon Trio is talking about growing Celery from Otago

Last year it was hard to get our cutting celery to germinate so I planted lots this year... and i think it has ALL come up! It does take a while though and they are VERY slow growing so I dont think I'll need to pot-on for a while yet. We love ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 15:10pm on 11th October 2018

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Mini challenge 4 Plant markers

The Dixon Trio is talking about growing Carrot from Otago

we love making plant markers. Dad gets old signs from mitre10 that are made from coreflue. they go in the rubbisho if we dont take them so its really good recycling. Usually we use the white side to write on but sometimes we can use the promoti...

Read on | comments | Posted at 08:10am on 11th October 2018

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Mini Challenge number 3 my big tea kettle

The Dixon Trio is talking about growing Herbs from Otago

I am growing some lemon balm in this old big kettle. dad helped me drill some holes in the bottom. Mum loves lemon balm tea. I would like to try to grow something out the spout too  once the balm is growing.

from Louisa

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

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I didn't want Dad to be lonely

The Dixon Trio is talking about growing Beans, Peas from Otago

Josh's words:

"We were making a climbing frame or the veges out of junk from the shed. I helped Dad so he wasnt lonely. We talked about how to make strong things. I did measuring and drilling and knots. Most I just liked having tim...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:10pm on 7th October 2018

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