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CarolJane - Waikato is talking about growing Beans, Cucumber, Peas, Pumpkin, Tomato, Zucchini from Waikato

It's all greening up in the garden and I see food aplenty very soon.

ZUCCHINI and PUMPKIN in the CUCURBIT patch are growing well and even a flower on one of t...

Read on | comments | Posted at 15:12pm on 2nd December 2018


SEAWEED = free fertiliser

Clare H is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Broad beans, Capsicum, Carrot, Cucumber, Lettuce, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Spring Onion, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini from Hawke's Bay

We have just enjoyed a short break at Bookabach holiday house a bit south of us here in HB. It rained off & on much of the time but that didn't spoil anything.

AND it was an easterly with a big swell which brought in heaps = HEAPS o...

Read on | comments | Posted at 13:12pm on 2nd December 2018


The importance of mulching - part II

Anita Kundu is talking about growing Pumpkin from Auckland

Yesterday, I introduced the concept of mulching in the garden.  I covered what mulch is, when and where to mulch and reasons for applying mulch.  In this post, I’d like to discuss some of the different materials that can be used...

Read on | comments | Posted at 13:12pm on 1st December 2018


Popping Corn - A Second Chance

Simone - Picnics and Paddocks is talking about growing Pumpkin, Sweetcorn, Zucchini from Northland

Some of you will remember that last month I planted Crystal Gem Corn. It's a rainbow coloured dry corn that can be used as a popping corn. Within 24 hours birds had ripped my whole crop out and destroyed it. There was no hope of saving the plan...

Read on | comments | Posted at 05:11am on 29th November 2018



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

Rain rain go away come again another day. 

It has sure been a stormy week what with dark clouds and having to flick the light on mid afternoon several times this last week then thunder and lightening and a down pour of rain. How is...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:11pm on 28th November 2018

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