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Growing Challenge Experience

pinkdots is talking about growing Beans, Capsicum, Lettuce, Tomato from Auckland

As a newby to the whole Yates Growing Challenge experience, I must say that it's been very interesting. I'm a person of few words, so this blogging has been new and challenging for me. It's been great to hear everyone...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:12pm on 20th December 2011


This isn’t the end… gardens never stop!

Sarah the Gardener for Yates is talking about growing Lettuce, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini from Waikato

So today I was up bright an early and after making a batch of cottage cheese, and stirring the elderflower champagne (don’t be mistaken – I am far from being a domestic goddess!) then I went out and made a movie of my garden because...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:12pm on 20th December 2011


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


Lettuce can, and will, pop up in the most unexp...

Ahtilat is talking about growing Beans, Broccoli, Carrot, Lettuce, Tomato from Auckland

My final garden inspection for the challenge, revealed 3 sneaky lettuce plants, and one nz spinach plant, thriving happily in my onion patch!  Not to mention the ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:12pm on 20th December 2011


Botrytis and powdery mildew

Khadija is talking about growing Lettuce from Auckland

All this wet and humid weather has caused powdery mildew on my cucumbers, little white spots on the leaves,everytime i see the first trace of it i cut the leaves off.

My lettuce has also got botrytis they start turning yellow then brown...

Read on | comments | Posted at 14:12pm on 20th December 2011

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