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Direct sowing a veggie garden with the children...

dreamingeeyore is talking about growing Beans, Carrot, Silverbeet, Sweetcorn, Something else from Canterbury

The children have been helping me sow my seeds and fill my greenhouse garden with soil - and helped me make a beer trap for the slugs I have previously mentioned - but finally they asked - 'Mum, can we have our own plot?' Well, aside from the o...

Read on | comments | Posted at 11:11am on 1st November 2018

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The Wild Wild West

Rochelle C is talking about growing Beans, Broccoli, Carrot, Cauliflower, Lettuce, Peas, Silverbeet from Northland

The recent rain has been a welcome sight this past week, but being on the West coast means we now have wind, and lots of it!  The peas are taking a bit of a hammering as they're only just starting to send out tendrils.  I had a couple...

Read on | comments | Posted at 08:11am on 1st November 2018

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Crunchy Carrot Tips and A Recipe to Share

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Carrot from Northland

Two years ago I tried to grow my first row of carrots… from a punnet… into old top soil… without digging the garden over…

I was so looking forward to harvesting some crunchy carrots, but as you can i...

Read on | comments | Posted at 14:10pm on 31st October 2018

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Gardening With Limited Space

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Carrot, Cucumber from Northland

Although we live in the country we don't have a huge area to create gardens. Our land is rolling, not flat and as a result we're stuck with an average sized backyard like most people to grow fruit and vegetables. 

My goal is to be ...

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

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Hard Yakka!!

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Carrot, Cucumber, Herbs, Lettuce, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Silverbeet, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini from Northland

I feel like I need a weekend after this weekend. There's been a lot of hard yakka today as well. Today it was all me though (and my excited little three year old at the very end of the day... more on that later). 

For those of you ...

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

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