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— CITRUS LOVE —

ColletteRedman is talking about growing Something else from Manawatu-Wanganui

I have a lemon tree and a mandarin tree that I grow in pots.

These trees do very very well and fruit nicely even though citrus are very heavy feeders.  My secret weapon (which I think Sarah you mig...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:10pm on 30th October 2018

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Alyssums

Indica is talking about growing Something else from Manawatu-Wanganui

This time I researched alyssums. The stem is very branchy, with close clusters of small flowers. It is common on sandy beaches, but can also grow in most gardens, also on walls, hills and waste ground, preferably on chalky soil. The p...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:10pm on 30th October 2018

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The Three F's

Somerset Sue is talking about growing Peas from Manawatu-Wanganui

Finally... Fun.... and Fragrance.

Finally... the second lot of pea's I sowed have shown their little heads. I was a little concerned that, like the first batch, they were going to rot in the ground, but they have started to sprout - eve...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:10pm on 30th October 2018

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Poppies

Indica is talking about growing Something else from Manawatu-Wanganui

Today I researched poppies as I planted them.  A poppy is a flowering plant in the family Papaveraceae. Poppies are soft plants...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:10pm on 29th October 2018

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— BUSY DAY AND COMFREY TEA—

ColletteRedman is talking about growing Capsicum, Chilli, Cucumber, Lettuce, Silverbeet, Spring Onion, Tomato from Manawatu-Wanganui

I got lots done in the garden today. 

Firstly I harvested lots of lettuce so I can just have it in the fridge ready to go when I need it, I tend to do a once a week harvest of lettuce and s...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:10pm on 28th October 2018

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