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The year in review - Part II

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Something else from Auckland

In my previous post, I described how self-sufficiency was my focus for 2018 and outlined some of my successes.  As you might recall in an earlier blog post, there have been many crop failures, too.  Most of my beetroot and radish fail...

Read on | comments | Posted at 04:12am on 6th December 2018

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The year in review - Part I

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Broccoli, Cabbage, Something else from Auckland

As the year and the Yates Veggie Growing Challenge draws to a close, I thought this might be a good time to write a little report of my achievements and set backs around the garden for 2018, as well as setting some goals for next year. Read on | comments | Posted at 02:12am on 5th December 2018

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Snake beans

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Beans from Auckland

You may recall me mentioning in yesterday’s post that I planted a tray of snake beans into the garden (see photo of my seedlings).  I managed to plant the rest of my punnets today.  Snake beans need a very hot long summer in ord...

Read on | comments | Posted at 02:12am on 4th December 2018

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Summary of weekend gardening activity

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Beans, Celery, Cucumber, Pumpkin, Spinach, Squash, Zucchini, Something else from Auckland

With more rain on the horizon, the soil will be nice and damp.  Now is the perfect time to get sowing and planting!  There are some sunny days forecast afterwards, meaning that your plants will just take off.   If you haven&...

Read on | comments | Posted at 11:12am on 3rd December 2018

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Growing kumara

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Something else from Auckland

I finally have my own kumara slips, which are ready to be planted in the garden (see photo).  I’ve been through a lot to get here.  Better late than never!  You may recall me mentioning that one of my failures this spring w...

Read on | comments | Posted at 03:12am on 2nd December 2018

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