CarolJane - Waikato's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2011

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Are we there yet? At the end of the challenge?

CarolJane - Waikato is talking about growing Beans, Broccoli, Lettuce, Squash from Waikato

Remember the days when the family car was loaded up with food and kids and after only a short distance travelled there would be noises from the back seat "are we there yet?" The reply was not  quite yet and on we would rumble along metal r...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:12pm on 20th December 2011

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The Great Yates Garden Challenge - Day 1 to 94 ...

CarolJane - Waikato is talking about growing Beans, Broccoli, Capsicum, Carrot, Lettuce, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini from Waikato

Wow who would ever have thought that I would be a Yates Garden Challenger not in one challenge but 3 and each time in the top ten. Well that is until this challenge when anything could happen.

From Day one of the first challenge to day ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:12pm on 19th December 2011

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More successes

CarolJane - Waikato is talking about growing Beans, Broccoli, Capsicum, Carrot, Lettuce, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini from Waikato

Another rainy day and cooler too. A couple of neighbours have their fires going.

I did manage to get out in the garden and stack some of the 7' tall Sunflowers that had a tad too much wind causing them to be on rather a lean. Dug out so...

Read on | comments | Posted at 13:12pm on 18th December 2011

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Seeds and plants free to fellow gardeners

CarolJane - Waikato is talking about growing Beans, Carrot from Waikato

I have hundreds of Sunflowers seeds as per those I am growing and would be happy to give some away.

Also running wild in my gardens are dozens of Borage seedlings that are for free.

I would appreciate cost of postage being met.<...

Read on | comments | Posted at 15:12pm on 18th December 2011

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Sunshine, showers and a deluge

CarolJane - Waikato is talking about growing Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini from Waikato

Today one could have donned their swimmers and sun bathed or wrapped them selves in an oil skin and gumboots.

I have been at work and enjoyed the moment of sunshine then had to shut the windows against the driving rain.  BUT hey it...

Read on | comments | Posted at 15:12pm on 17th December 2011

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