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CarolJane - Waikato is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Broad beans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Capsicum, Carrot, Celery, Chilli, Cucumber, Eggplant, Herbs, Lettuce, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Silverbeet, Spring Onion, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else from Waikato

As we near the end of the challenge I though it a good idea to list all the veg I ticked at the beginning of the challenge and write about each one.

  • BEANS – RUNNER BEANS are a no fail in my garden an...

    Read on | comments | Posted at 21:12pm on 7th December 2018


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


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


Starting to grow sweet corn

Hannah W is talking about growing Sweetcorn from Canterbury

Today I planted some Yates sweet corn seeds. I made sure I put down some fertilizer then soil and then seeds so my seeds don’t get burnt by the fertilizer. Also today I checked out my plants to see if there ready to harvest I found my car...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:12pm on 1st December 2018


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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