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Tuakaus Little Stars ECC is talking about growing Broccoli, Capsicum, Carrot, Cucumber, Peas, Tomato from Waikato

Well this garden challenge has speed by at a great rate of knots. I think the garden has been calm this year with lots of produce sneaking in and out of our front doors. Broccoli and potatoes have probably been the best so far, with lots more v...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:12pm on 9th December 2018


Woodland Gardening

H:W is talking about growing Beans, Broccoli, Peas, Pumpkin, Spring Onion, Tomato, Something else from Waikato

Hi everyone.  This is the last blog for this challenge.

I've really enjoyed doing the challenge, and the mini challenges.  It was lots of fun.

I'm looking forward to learning more about gardening and growing my own veg...

Read on | comments | Posted at 14:12pm on 9th December 2018


It's a wrap!

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Cucumber, Spinach, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else from Auckland

I can’t believe we have finally reached the end of the Yates Veggie Growing Challenge!  It doesn’t seem that long ago when it was the beginning of Spring and I signed up, wondering what I had gotten myself into. It’s a mi...

Read on | comments | Posted at 04:12am on 9th December 2018


SERIOUS weeding

Clare H is talking about growing Turnip from Hawke's Bay

Yes it should have been in my garden! But this morning we joined a group weeding around native trees we planted last winter at the Waitangi Regional Park between Napier & Hastings.

It was hard work, much harder than in my garden! Bu...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:12pm on 8th December 2018


The year in review - part IV

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Herbs, Something else from Auckland

In my last post, I outlined my goals around the garden for 2019. The biggest one is to gradually phase out the use of non-organic methods and substances.  Why the concern with being organic now, when I have been gardening for five years?&n...

Read on | comments | Posted at 04:12am on 8th December 2018

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