Scuba78Steve's Vegie Growing Challenge 2013

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Fat pods - harvesting some broadbeans this week

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Beans, Broadbeans from Melbourne

So my broadbeans have survived the wild and windy Melbourne weather to produce a good crop of fat pods. Im starting to pick them this week and should get a good harvest running for a couple more weeks.

Read on | comments | Posted at 11:10am on 9th October 2013

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Trying Yates uplift for the first time

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Capsicum, Tomato from Melbourne

I have been hearing good things about the Yates Uplift product from my gardening friends and decided to go out and get some to give it a go on my new tomato and capsicum seedlings. These seedings arent doing very much for me at...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:10pm on 7th October 2013

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Cucumber seeds are in the gound but will they b...

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Zucchini, Cucumber from Melbourne

So the weekend has been and gone but I finally managed to get some time to keep going with the veggie patch.

This weekend saw me plant out my Yates lebanese cucumber seeds. This was a week later than i had initially pla...

Read on | comments | Posted at 09:10am on 7th October 2013

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Cabbage and spinach for the kitchen

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Cabbage, Spinach from Melbourne

Over the weekend I got time to cook for some of my vegetarian friends who came around for a delicious Indian feast.

I decided to harvest my spinach plants which I made into a delicious pulak paneer curry and also one of my prized red ca...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:10pm on 1st October 2013

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Sweet basil seeds - the best summer herb

Scuba78Steve is talking about growing Herbs from Melbourne

To me, Basil is the smell of summer in my veggie patch.

I was lucky to get some lovely seeds from the kind people at Yates as part of an encouragement award from last year's Spring challenge. They grew the most beautifu...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:09pm on 30th September 2013

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