Scuba78Steve's Vegie Growing Challenge 2013

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Purslane (my edible weed)

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Lettuce, Spinach, Herbs from Melbourne

Last year I discovered that our soils contained a fair amount of purslane seed which must have blown into our yard as a weed over time.

Rather than pluck them out as weeds this year I decided to try and grow on some to ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 21:12pm on 1st December 2013

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First zucchini (harvest)

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Zucchini from Melbourne

Brought in our first one for the season today. Yay!

But I know that the zucchini barage is about to begin (they are so proliffic). I'll have to dust off the recipe books for some ideas to keep on top of the harvest!

Read on | comments | Posted at 22:12pm on 1st December 2013

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Its been a big fortnight - an important arrival

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Cabbage from Melbourne

Hi all - I havent posted in a little while. Ill give a quick update and then i will make a few vegetable related posts. Its been a big fortnight with Sophie and I becoming proud parents on November 15 to a baby girl. Not surprisingly I havent h...

Read on | comments | Posted at 20:11pm on 27th November 2013

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Tuscan Nero Kale seeds - bumper harvest

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Cabbage from Melbourne

After several months now, I finally pulled my Tuscan Nero Cabbage/Kale plants last week and snipped off over 100 seed pods for drying. Im expecting to have plenty of seeds available for the autumn season so get in touch with me...

Read on | comments | Posted at 20:11pm on 27th November 2013

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Baby snakes

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Beans from Melbourne

I was given some Snake Bean seeds by a very generous gardener I met on this site last year (thanks Wayne). I just planted them in one of my garden beds last week. Im very happy to see that the high quality seeds are all germina...

Read on | comments | Posted at 20:11pm on 27th November 2013

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