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Growing okra - Part I

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Something else from Auckland

This morning, I sowed a packet of Yates Clemson Spineless okra seeds in a punnet on my heat pad.  Sometimes, I wonder why I even bother growing okra.  It is more suited to growing in a tropical climate.  Plants can reach over six...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:11pm on 24th November 2018

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More Seedlings

Grace Lewis is talking about growing Something else from Auckland

I have planted my yates watermelon seeds, yates cucumber seeds, and yates Stevia seeds in a tray of yates soil. Now I have seedlings! This is exiting.

Read on | comments | Posted at 08:11am on 23rd November 2018

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Round up of recent activity in the garden

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Capsicum, Chilli, Cucumber, Eggplant, Herbs, Leek, Pumpkin, Radish, Squash, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else from Auckland

As the saying goes, it never rains but it pours!  We have been blessed with a lot of rain lately, with much more to come.  The only thing that concerns me is the cooler temperatures.  For every step forwards, it feels like we tak...

Read on | comments | Posted at 06:11am on 23rd November 2018

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Bean's planted out.

Grace Lewis is talking about growing Beans from Auckland

I am sorry to say that the marigolds I planted (from yates seeds) are both dead. However, my beans (Grown from yates seeds) are thriving. They are currantly in the kitchen garden photosythesising with yates air, yates water and yates sunshine.

Read on | comments | Posted at 12:11pm on 22nd November 2018

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Troubleshooting - seedlings and plants - part III

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Broccoli, Carrot, Celeriac, Parsnip, Pumpkin, Tomato, Something else from Auckland

In this series of posts, I will continue to explore common problems with raising seedlings and plants.  Two days ago, I covered the topic of death.  Yesterday, I focussed on damage, in particular the issues of breakage, pests and dise...

Read on | comments | Posted at 05:11am on 22nd November 2018

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