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Cherry Bottoms

Somerset Sue is talking about growing Tomato from Manawatu-Wanganui

In September I sowed seed of two tomatoes - Dr Walters and Bloody Butcher. I am a huge fan of the big beef varieties and these two suit our tastes perfectly.

HOWEVER! All of my seeds came up and I ended up with soooooo many plants. I've...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:11pm on 12th November 2018

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— RADDISHES, POTATOES AND APHIDS —

ColletteRedman is talking about growing Chilli, Lettuce, Radish, Tomato from Manawatu-Wanganui

I picked the rest of the radishes from the greenhouse today, they were ready to come out plus they were shading the capsicums and their leaves were totally covered in aphids. 

I also topped up my <...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:11pm on 10th November 2018

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— TOMATOES DOING WELL —

ColletteRedman is talking about growing Tomato, Something else from Manawatu-Wanganui

My tomatoes in the greenhouse are doing really well. One of them is 1 metre tall already.  I tied them all up again today and removed some laterals. I do have to say I let some of the laterals get way too big as you can se...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:11pm on 9th November 2018

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Wine Time

Somerset Sue is talking about growing Beans, Capsicum, Celery, Chilli, Herbs, Lettuce, Peas, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini from Manawatu-Wanganui

It was wine time for me tonight after spending my day off in a sunny but windy garden.

There is something really exhausting about being outside on a windy day but, when you have achieved heaps, there is something particularly rewarding ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:11pm on 8th November 2018

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— BEAUTIFUL SUNNY WHANGANUI —

ColletteRedman is talking about growing Silverbeet, Tomato, Something else from Manawatu-Wanganui

We really couldnt have asked for better weather today. When I woke up this morning I actually thought I had a fever untill I realized that its just that hot. 

Gave the veggie garden a big drink of water this morning in anticipation...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:11pm on 7th November 2018

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