nzjewel's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2018

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Potato Woe

nzjewel is talking about growing Something else from Waikato

I got my kumara slips planted - 68 of several different varieties - I already have 72 planted a month earlier, a few of which have been nibbled down to stumps.....

Spent the rest of my time in the garden weeding and hilling up potatoes....

Read on | comments | Posted at 10:10am on 9th October 2018

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Change of Plans

nzjewel is talking about growing Beetroot, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrot, Cauliflower, Kale, Radish, Something else from Waikato

Today I set off to the garden with a pile of kumara slips. The plan was to weed and hill up more potatoes and then plant the kumara....

What actually happened was that I noticed that the blueberries needed weeding.... Last year I plante...

Read on | comments | Posted at 20:10pm on 6th October 2018

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Spuds Away

nzjewel is talking about growing Pumpkin, Silverbeet, Sweetcorn, Something else from Waikato

Nearly all the potatoes I planted have come up - I assume the ones that haven't emerged yet are the ones that hadn't sprouted before planting.  Over the last couple of days I have been weeding and hilling them up - replanting the ones that...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:10pm on 5th October 2018

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Going, going gone.....

nzjewel is talking about growing Something else from Waikato

I headed off to the corral garden with plans of weeding the garlic beds - the weeds higher than the garlic...... When I got there, I noticed that the areas with little or no vegetation were so dry, my topsoil was drifting away with every step I...

Read on | comments | Posted at 20:09pm on 30th September 2018

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Where Did That Week Go?

nzjewel is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Carrot, Cucumber, Peas, Pumpkin, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Something else from Waikato

Life got busy - it happens.... I haven't done much in the garden over the last week - every day I would say "I'm going to be in the garden today" and every day something would happen, that wasn't gardening...

I did manage to check on my...

Read on | comments | Posted at 20:09pm on 29th September 2018

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