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"Broadening' Our Knowledge

Northland Backyard Gardeners is talking about growing Beans, Something else from Northland

Well this has definitely been a challenging growing season. All and all though, I like to take the positives from it. The positives being that it has been another learning experience for the boys (and for myself). Because they also take part in...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:11pm on 30th November 2018

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Weeding and More Wet Weather

Connor B is talking about growing Beans from Northland

Yesterday, mum, Zac and I weeded the gardens. We hadn't weeded it for a while. We needed to weed it because our school home garden judges are coming tomorrow. We knew it was going to rain today so we weeded it yesterday.  I accidentally mi...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:11pm on 30th November 2018

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A Lush Jungle

Rochelle C is talking about growing Beans, Lettuce, Peas, Tomato, Zucchini from Northland

I am a gardener and it has been quite some time since my last confession .....

The recent rounds of wet weather and a busy schedule have meant I have not spent much time in the garden at all.  We were away for the weekend, work Mon...

Read on | comments | Posted at 09:11am on 30th November 2018

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Organic Gardening

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Cabbage from Northland

One of my long term goals is to have a completely organic garden. Currently I grow all spray free veggies and fruit, but I can’t say it’s completely organic. Some of my seeds are organic and some aren’t. I don’t use orga...

Read on | comments | Posted at 06:11am on 30th November 2018

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Popping Corn - A Second Chance

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Pumpkin, Sweetcorn, Zucchini from Northland

Some of you will remember that last month I planted Crystal Gem Corn. It's a rainbow coloured dry corn that can be used as a popping corn. Within 24 hours birds had ripped my whole crop out and destroyed it. There was no hope of saving the plan...

Read on | comments | Posted at 05:11am on 29th November 2018

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