max5's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2018

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Naughty cats... and a sunny garden day :)

max5 is talking about growing Beans, Carrot, Lettuce, Peas, Silverbeet from Otago

Today we had a great day outside.  We planted lots of sunflowers in little pots to move into the garden when they get bigger.  We also planted beans, peas and lettuce seeds.  We went to a community event last week where we were g...

Read on | comments | Posted at 10:10am on 3rd October 2018

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Compost and worms in the glasshouse

max5 is talking about growing Cabbage from Otago

Yesterday dad and I filled up our vegetable beds and glasshouse with new compost from our local meat processing plant.  We got a whole trailer load!  We used shovels to fill wheelbarrows, then pushed it over to the garden And tipped i...

Read on | comments | Posted at 08:09am on 23rd September 2018

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More vege beds for Mum

max5 is talking about growing Sweetcorn from Otago

Yesterday we finished mums new garden bed. We used macrocarpa wood so it doesn’t leach any chemicals into the soil and into our food.  Dad and I stapled silage cover to the inside sides to help it stay dry and to slow down rotting in...

Read on | comments | Posted at 07:09am on 16th September 2018

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Early days...

max5 is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Broad beans, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Carrot, Herbs, Peas from Otago

Hi my name is Max.  I am 5 and 3/4’s.  I live in Herbert Forest.  I love being in the garden, so does my mum and dad.  i have a younger sister and brother, a dog called benson, 2 cats called Biff and Buff and 12 chicke...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:09pm on 9th September 2018

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New Gumboots!!!! (And pants)

max5 is talking about growing Sweetcorn from Otago

Guess what? Today my dad went into town and bought me brand new gumboots, brand new waterproof pants and brand new socks!  I am going to help dad finish building the new vegetable garden in them This weekend.  We are planning on makin...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:09pm on 10th September 2018

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