Smeesy's Vegie Growing Challenge 2013

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Lettuces are ready...

Smeesy is talking about growing Lettuce from South West

My glorious patch of lettuce are ready with only the minimal amount of nibbling from pests.  They have really shot up over the last few weeks and will take pride of place on my dinner table.  I will sow some more seeds either between ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:11pm on 11th November 2013

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Onions.

Smeesy is talking about growing Leek, Spring Onion from South West

With the last few weekends being extremely busy, I have finally planted out my onion seedlings.  I am trying to grow a red and brown variety plus spring onions and leeks.   The leeks did suffer a bit as I should have planted them...

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Tomato.

Smeesy is talking about growing Tomato from South West

My tomatoes are slowly getting there but are not doing the best due to the high winds.  I have also planted some basil with the tomatoes as they are great companion plants (both in the garden and as bruscetta - YUM).  I will look at p...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:11pm on 11th November 2013

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Corn.

Smeesy is talking about growing Sweetcorn from South West

My corn is slowly coming along and so far one plant has not made it.  It gets pretty windy where I live so I am hoping that will not affect their growth.  We have also had unseasonably cold and wet weather so that may also affect thei...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:11pm on 11th November 2013

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Celery....

Smeesy is talking about growing Celery from South West

The celery is also slow growing and we had a few casualties.  I have never grown celery before so not quite sure of how long they take to grow.  I am hoping for some better weather soon as I think they are all waiting for the sun...

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