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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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Planting some plants into the ground

Hannah W is talking about growing Beans, Cucumber, Sweetcorn, Something else from Canterbury

Today I put everything that had out grown its pots into the ground.  In the greenhouse I planted my sweet basil, yellow beans, cucumbers, and kale. I also put my three corns outside in the ground, fingers cross there there won’t be a...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:10pm on 31st October 2018

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Rainy day

Hannah W is talking about growing Something else from Canterbury

My marigold plants grew out of there pot that I put the seeds in the original. So even though it was a horrible rainy day I got outside in the greenhouse putting marigolds in different pots that a larger So they don’t get root bound. &nbs...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:10pm on 29th October 2018

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Growing fast

Hannah W is talking about growing Beans, Carrot, Cucumber, Sweetcorn, Something else from Canterbury

Today I checked up on my plants and found they are growing very fast in front of my eyes. Also I have planted some yams some red and some yellow and a cross between both. So far me and my Dad have sprayed to get rid of aphids because they start...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:10pm on 28th October 2018

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My globe artichokes are ready - and I may have ...

dreamingeeyore is talking about growing Broad beans, Something else from Canterbury

Last summer I planted some globe artichoke seeds in my 'food forest' and while they are supposedly frost tender, these ones survived winter and flourished and I now have massive artichokes with the flower heads well advanced and almost ready to...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:10pm on 27th October 2018

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