moniquefp's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2011

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6.30am Birdsong and rain

moniquefp is talking about growing Beans, Carrot, Lettuce, Squash, Tomato from Nelson

Sunday and the rain has set in. I guess only a gardener can be happy about that :) 

My 3 200l rain barrels were fixed mid week (after some opportunist idiot thought it a good idea to check out my back yard at 3.15 one morning - did...

Read on | comments | Posted at 04:10am on 2nd October 2011

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Time to learn new tricks

moniquefp is talking about growing Carrot, Lettuce, Squash, Tomato from Nelson

No time in the garden for me today - I'm off to Mitre 10's gardening night tonight to learn more about espaliering, compost, companion planting, worm farming etc etc. But i will pop out before work to water and check on the progress of my ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 02:09am on 28th September 2011

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All the best laid plans

moniquefp is talking about growing Broccoli from Nelson

Didn't get to the Mitre 10 Garden Night - had a chance to pick up bargains and free compost at the nursery. The company I work for maintain all the council gardens, parks, reserves etc and has their own nursery ... tuff choice - learn more abou...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:09pm on 28th September 2011

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The excitement only gardeners feel

moniquefp is talking about growing Squash from Nelson

Came home and found my pumpkins have finally popped up - well two have, but thats the start of many more. Big crown pumpkins, squash still to come up and my saved seeds from the Hooligans from last year still to go in

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:09pm on 26th September 2011

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Finally the weekend has arrived

moniquefp is talking about growing Carrot from Nelson

Sat morning, and i'm up early, outside listening to the dawn chorus and its going to be another beautiful Nelson day. I've spent some time reading NZ gardener and Garden NZ online (google them, they'll send you weekly emails with all sorts of i...

Read on | comments | Posted at 04:09am on 24th September 2011

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