CatherineFH's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2011

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CatherineFH is growing Beans, Broccoli, Capsicum, Carrot, Lettuce, Tomato in Auckland and has 36 posts. Previous growing challenges: Vegie Growing Challenge Spring 2012

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Growing and eating

CatherineFH is talking about growing Beans, Broccoli, Capsicum, Lettuce, Tomato from Auckland

One of the best parts of growing vegetables is eating them (I know that sounds obvious, but it just has to be stated)... I was feeling quietly smug last night when we had a visitor turn up and I was able to pop outside and help myself to brocco...

Read on | comments | Posted at 06:12am on 20th December 2011

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yummy broccali, lettuce and beans

CatherineFH is talking about growing Beans, Broccoli, Capsicum, Lettuce, Tomato from Auckland

Yes indeed, we are now munching on fresh broccali, lettuce and butter beans... and even more exciting, today I found a very heathy looking zucchini... yummy!!!!  I love growing my own veges.  

 

We have eaten one ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:12pm on 13th December 2011

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Broccoli and Potato questions...

CatherineFH is talking about growing Broccoli from Auckland

Just wanting to ask some questions tonight... do you cut the whole head off the broccali?  Or do you just cut off the florets that you want to use that day?  Just wondering how others work it :)  and how big should I let the broc...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:12pm on 5th December 2011

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It takes a bit of work...

CatherineFH is talking about growing Broccoli, Tomato from Auckland

A garden does not come for free, there's the various cost of soil, fertilisers, seeds, stakes etc etc etc... but the biggest thing is that a garden needs time... without time the weeds quickly become a big problem, pests decimate a crop overnig...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:12pm on 3rd December 2011

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Paradise for plants

CatherineFH is talking about growing Capsicum from Auckland

Today in Auckland it is raining and a plant paradise... again my plants all look very happy and refreshed.  No matter how hard I try (which I'm willing to confess is not very hard at all), I just can't seem to do the same job as the rain d...

Read on | comments | Posted at 11:12am on 4th December 2011

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