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coriander pretty +++

buzzybee9 is talking about growing Beans, Carrot, Capsicum, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini, Peas, Cucumber, Herbs, Lettuce, Radish, Spinach from Melbourne

coriander which i mentioned has gone to seed has produced flowers they are rather pretty hope that the bees like them today was great in the morning but by 11.15 it had turned into a hellish wind which tried to blow my plants away glad now that...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:01pm on 5th January 2014

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If You Look Closely My Zucchini Are Waving Goodbye

growalot is talking about growing Zucchini from Melbourne

Just like to say thanks to Yates for putting this on and allowing all us gardeners to share our journeys.  Many thanks to the people who took the time to comment.  I wish everyone good luck in the future. Here's to productive gardens ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 21:01pm on 4th January 2014

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Rolling Out the Mulch

growalot is talking about growing Silverbeet from Melbourne

I still have some leafy greens, Kale and Silverbeet but with the demand from the chooks I need to get cracking sowing some more seed of Silverbeet!  I have mulched my garden beds with a mixture of lawn clippings (dried) and bark.  No ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 21:01pm on 4th January 2014

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Tomatoes Outgrowing their Stakes

growalot is talking about growing Tomato from Melbourne

My Jaune Flamme Tomatoes are flopping all over the place so I put a small metal pipe ladder in front of them for extra support and places to put more ties.  It's alright at the moment but with the weight of the fruit and if it rains, there...

Read on | comments | Posted at 21:01pm on 4th January 2014

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Eggplant in Need of the Summer Heat

growalot is talking about growing Beans, Carrot, Capsicum, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini, Beetroot, Herbs, Lettuce, Silverbeet, Cucumber from Melbourne

Actually I've just realised I didn't register for Eggplant - not sure why?  These plants will take off once Melbourne settles into a pattern of 30+ degree days. I know other gardeners in Melbourne, Scuba Steve and Hi Ho to Vegetables have ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 21:01pm on 4th January 2014

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