weddin di's Vegie Growing Challenge 2013

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Corn Glut.

weddin di is talking about growing Carrot, Sweetcorn from South West Slopes

Today is too hot to do much outside. I tidied the greenhouse and washed out some pots to get ready for the seed planting marathon at the end of February. My shade structures are working well at keeping the plants cooler and also protecting them...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:01pm on 5th January 2014

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Lovely Collection

weddin di is talking about growing Carrot, Eggplant, Pumpkin, Spring Onion, Zucchini, Herbs from South West Slopes

I picked these last night for dinner. We had guests. I made a vegetarian mousakka and all except the lentils and canned tomatoes came from the garden. I made a rocket and shaved parmesan salad and roasted potimarron. I wasn't planning on pickin...

Read on | comments | Posted at 10:01am on 4th January 2014

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Potimarron

weddin di is talking about growing Pumpkin from South West Slopes

I first heard of Potimarron on the Nigel Slater cooking show on ABC. The way he explained the taste and texture of this veg made my mouth water;must try to grow some I thought. Well we had our first taste last night. It is truely an exotic pump...

Read on | comments | Posted at 10:01am on 4th January 2014

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Dreams in Packets!

weddin di is talking about growing Pumpkin from South West Slopes

While I was cleaning my potimarron seeds, I began thinking about all the seed collecting that I had been doing as a volunteer in our local native nursery. Nursery volunteers have been out over the past few months collecting seeds of our...

Read on | comments | Posted at 10:01am on 4th January 2014

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Beating the Heat.

weddin di is talking about growing Tomato, Eggplant from South West Slopes

Yesterday was 42 degrees here. Today was much cooler so I decided earwigs or not the mulch had to go on. I have mulched two patches today and hopefully if tomorrow is cool enough I'll do the third one. I also constructed a shade for the tomatoe...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:01pm on 4th January 2014