dreamingeeyore's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2018

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.Success! Greenhouse garden flourishing.

dreamingeeyore is talking about growing Capsicum, Tomato from Canterbury

My first season of greenhouse gardening has been a success. I have never had fruit forming this early in the seaaon before on any vegetables and the plants in the greenhouse are bigger and more advanced than their outside garden counterparts, e...

Read on | comments | Posted at 08:12am on 9th December 2018

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My bucket gherkins are doing nicely

dreamingeeyore is talking about growing Something else from Canterbury

A few weeks ago I ran out of space in my garden for planting in (see previous blog about this and my bucket tomatoes, lol) - and I realised that the spur of the moment purchase of gherkin seeds also needed some space to call their own! The chil...

Read on | comments | Posted at 12:11pm on 21st November 2018

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Planting the last of my tomato seedlings into b...

dreamingeeyore is talking about growing Tomato from Canterbury

I have a few punnets of tomato seedlings left to plant - Yates Small Fry mainly, this is the first season I have heard of them but they sound delicious and am looking forward to lots and lots of opportunities to try them! 

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Read on | comments | Posted at 11:11am on 15th November 2018

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Mini Challenge Four - my bug hotel

dreamingeeyore is talking about growing Something else from Canterbury

I am really keen to get hover flies and beneficial insects like ladybirds into my garden - although to be fair, my bug hotel hs an open door policy! Me and the children had lots of coffee cups that we had been saving to reuse in some way in the...

Read on | comments | Posted at 12:11pm on 13th November 2018

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Direct sowing a veggie garden with the children...

dreamingeeyore is talking about growing Beans, Carrot, Silverbeet, Sweetcorn, Something else from Canterbury

The children have been helping me sow my seeds and fill my greenhouse garden with soil - and helped me make a beer trap for the slugs I have previously mentioned - but finally they asked - 'Mum, can we have our own plot?' Well, aside from the o...

Read on | comments | Posted at 11:11am on 1st November 2018

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