The Edible Gardens of Glendower's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2018

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PARADISE (SLOWLY) REGAINED

The Edible Gardens of Glendower is talking about growing Broad beans, Something else from Wellington

What incredible weather we have been having. I have been slowly working away in my garden revealing the paths and the edible plants from the massive weed growth of the past month. 

Everything is actually doing fine, I just couldn&r...

Read on | comments | Posted at 06:10am on 25th October 2018

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THE PERILS OF GOING ON HOLIDAY

The Edible Gardens of Glendower is talking about growing Broad beans, Silverbeet from Wellington

As much as I loved (and needed) going on holiday, and being all warm and missing that horrible blast of weather last week…. There were a few drawbacks to being away for so long.

My garden seems to have exploded in all the wrong p...

Read on | comments | Posted at 07:10am on 16th October 2018

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BEAN-INDICATOR

The Edible Gardens of Glendower is talking about growing Beans from Wellington

I read this today “When the lilac is flowering it is time to plant beans” 

So, I looked at my lilac, and took this photo… it is what I would call ALMOST flowering – so I guess I am almos...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:09pm on 27th September 2018

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MINI CHALLENGE TWO - REDUCING THE PLASTIC

The Edible Gardens of Glendower is talking about growing Something else from Wellington

When this challenge came out my initial thought was “I hardly use any plastic in the garden”  Then I looked in the plastic rubbish bin in my garden shed. I was shocked to see it was full of plastic, and I hadn’t even thou...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:09pm on 25th September 2018

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COLLARD GREENS

The Edible Gardens of Glendower is talking about growing Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Kale from Wellington

I planted a pile of collard in autumn for winter eating because I had seen a couple of tasty looking recipes calling for collard greens … but I didn’t eat any of it!

I liked the sound of it – I liked the look of it &n...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:09pm on 24th September 2018