Scuba78Steve's Vegie Growing Challenge 2013

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Give me some time to blow the man down!

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Beans, Broadbeans from Melbourne

So the past three days have been VERY WINDY here in Melbourne town, which has seen my beautiful crop of broad beans get buffeted and beaten up.

I had staked a few of the plants and they had been doing r...

Read on | comments | Posted at 09:09am on 30th September 2013

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Will it be a rainbow in my mouth, just like the...

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Spinach, Silverbeet from Melbourne

So I did a little bit of harvesting over the weekend and pulled out this beautiful Rainbow Chard - what an amazing vibrant colour!! Even the roots were pink!! Im thinking that it will be a good one to add to my famous spinach a...

Read on | comments | Posted at 12:09pm on 24th September 2013

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Tuscan black cabbage (Kale/Cavolo nero) - savin...

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Cabbage from Melbourne

Hi all

Its an exciting time in the garden at the moment, with a few seeds starting to go into the ground. Hopefully I will be able to report some good germination success in the next couple of weeks.

Speaking of seeds, I wanted ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 10:09am on 24th September 2013

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7 black Russians are almost ready to plant out

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Tomato, Herbs from Melbourne

I posted about germanating these guys on day 2 of the challenge (they were the first thing I planted when i heard about it). Well they have almost gotten to a stage where I can get them out into the garden, which is good because things are now ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:09pm on 20th September 2013

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Beautiful red cabbage

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Cabbage from Melbourne

The humble cabbage in my opinion can be one of the most beautiful plants in the vegetable patch. In fact I was not surpised last week when I saw a florist here in the city with some baby cabbage plants presented in the middle of a posie of flow...

Read on | comments | Posted at 11:09am on 20th September 2013

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