Scuba78Steve's Vegie Growing Challenge 2013

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The dog thought it was Christmas

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Tomato from Melbourne

So i have been trialling a new Yates product in my garden this year called Uplift which is a liquid fertilizer and root tonic for the plants.I especially like to use it on my younger seedlings and the next gene...

Read on | comments | Posted at 23:12pm on 30th December 2013

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New teepee trelis provides solution to my sad s...

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Squash from Melbourne

So I planted out my three squash plants a ferw weeks ago into this new raised garden bed and they must have liked it because they started growing like crazy.

The only problem was there wasnt enough space for them to gro...

Read on | comments | Posted at 23:12pm on 30th December 2013

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Tuscan Nero Kale seeds are ready

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Cabbage from Melbourne

For those of you who can remember way back to day 21 of the challenge you can find my first post about saving seeds from my tuscan nero kale (black cabbage) which I adore growing in the garden. A great plant. http://www.yates.c...

Read on | comments | Posted at 15:12pm on 27th December 2013

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A box of burnt beans

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Beans, Tomato from Melbourne

With the hot weather in Melbourne yesterday I was a bit nervous about how some of my younger plants would fare. I watered in the morning to make sure the plants would have the best chance. I think the thermometer in my car said that the tempera...

Read on | comments | Posted at 22:12pm on 20th December 2013

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First cucumber for Christmas! (harvest soon)

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Cucumber from Melbourne

Last year I grew and had great success with Yates lebanese cucumbers which I grew from seeds.

Initially I got a little frustrated because I had heaps of male flowers but the female flowers were very slow to arrive. Than...

Read on | comments | Posted at 22:12pm on 20th December 2013

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