Scuba78Steve's Vegie Growing Challenge 2013

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Cucumbers growing strongly now and first flowers

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Cucumber from Melbourne

Its a rainy old day in Melbourne today and I managed to get a few spare moments to pop out and inspect some of the plants.

They have been a little bit neglected in recent weeks after the arrival of baby Ruby but things are still growing...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:12pm on 9th December 2013

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Good progress in the tomato bed but not setting...

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Capsicum, Tomato, Lettuce from Melbourne

So 98 days after I sowed the first tomato seed of the season I think I have achieved a lot of good growth in my tomato patch.

I have a few green tomatoes starting to swell under all these leaves but I have noticed that ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:12pm on 9th December 2013

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Pots versus beds in the yellow pear cherry toma...

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Tomato from Melbourne

I absolutely love the yellow pear cherry tomato which I have been growing for a few years now. Its a summer staple in our salads and pastas.

My seedlings have been a bit slow off the mark this year but I have planted th...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:12pm on 9th December 2013

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A trio of happy herbs

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Herbs from Melbourne

Basil, thyme and oregano.

These are the three most used herbs in my kitchen and the three that I am the most keen to get growing to make sure my summer supply can keep up.  I like to grow my herbs ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:12pm on 9th December 2013

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Leafy lettuce for harvest

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Lettuce from Melbourne

So this year I have had a focus on growing a lot more plants from seed.

I provided an update on my lettuce seedling crop on day 71. (http://www.yates.com.au/vegie-challenge/2013/gardeners/Scuba78Steve/13326-growing-lett...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:12pm on 9th December 2013

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