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The importance of mulching - part II

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Pumpkin from Auckland

Yesterday, I introduced the concept of mulching in the garden.  I covered what mulch is, when and where to mulch and reasons for applying mulch.  In this post, I’d like to discuss some of the different materials that can be used...

Read on | comments | Posted at 13:12pm on 1st December 2018

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The importance of mulching - Part I

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Something else from Auckland

One of the great things about being a part of this challenge is that we are constantly reminded about what we should be doing around the garden.  Even if you’re a seasoned gardener (excuse the pun), it’s easy to overlook things...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:11pm on 30th November 2018

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When should I plant out cucumbers?

Grace Lewis is talking about growing Something else from Auckland

Hey guys! You may have seen my post about planting watermelon, cucumber, and stevia all in the same seed tray.

Well now the watermelon has sprouted, and the cucumber is looking quite grown up. The seed packaging somehow found its way in...

Read on | comments | Posted at 12:11pm on 29th November 2018

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Confessions of a gardener - Part II

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Something else from Auckland

In yesterday’s post, I opened up about how developing schizophrenia in my early 30s led me to re-discover gardening, having enjoyed helping my parents around the garden at my childhood home in Whangarei when I was a kid.  Because thi...

Read on | comments | Posted at 04:11am on 29th November 2018

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Confessions of a gardener - Part I

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Celery from Auckland

In the Yates Veggie Growing Challenge’s blogging tips, we are required to be honest in our blog.  With the end drawing closer, I thought that it would be timely for me to summarise the things that I have opened up about over the cour...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:11pm on 28th November 2018

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