Scuba78Steve's Vegie Growing Challenge 2013

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Californian wonder capsicum seedlings in the gr...

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Capsicum from Melbourne

I managed to get a little time in the rain yesterday to plant out a punnet of capsicum seedlings. I had great success with long yellow capsicum last year (so prolific) and Im hoping that these guys will grow up to be as big and strong as them.<...

Read on | comments | Posted at 12:09pm on 17th September 2013

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We have broad beans!

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Beans from Melbourne

So I have an exciting update on the broad beans that I photographed flowering a week and a bit ago. Some pods have now formed and it looks like a bumper crop on the way. These ones are the biggest I could find in my little patch this morning, w...

Read on | comments | Posted at 12:09pm on 16th September 2013

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Snails!

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Cabbage from Melbourne

I have been away for the past week for work so the garden has been neglected a little bit this week. I noticed that there have been an awful lot of snails around in the past few weeks, enjoying a munch on my young cabbage plants I have growing....

Read on | comments | Posted at 00:09am on 15th September 2013

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Enriching the soil with old parsley

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Herbs from Melbourne

So im posting this to show you one of my little tricks that i tend to do when im coming to the end of a crop and I want to prepare the old bed for a new planting.

In this bed here I had a very large parsley plant that was going to seed ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 00:09am on 15th September 2013

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Broadbeans are flowering like crazy this week. ...

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Broadbeans from Melbourne

The warm weather this week has seen my established broadbean crop (planted at the start of winter) flower like crazy. Im looking forward to seeing plenty of fat juicy pods in the next few weeks!

These ones were the Yates early l...

Read on | comments | Posted at 11:09am on 5th September 2013