Meg and Dad's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2015

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A full row of Brocolli

Meg and Dad is talking about growing Broccoli from Sydney

I planted alot of brocolli and there are heaps of them. Seems that the Yates germinate rates are extremely good. The next job will be to thin them out once they are of a decent height. I found the Yates app was good to give me some knowledge as...

Read on | comments | Posted at 10:09am on 7th September 2015

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Meg inspecting the seeds emerging

Meg and Dad is talking about growing Carrot from Sydney

After 2 weeks germination and a bit of rain, I took Meg out to inspect the seeds coming through the ground. It was a great way for her to see that they are growing and to keep her enthusiasm for the project going. One of our next jobs is to lab...

Read on | comments | Posted at 11:09am on 7th September 2015

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Planting plan based on companion planting

Meg and Dad is talking about growing Chilli from Sydney

I was put onto the idea of companion planting by a colleague at work so I thought I would investigate it a bit more.

I looked at the Yates website and discovered a companion planting guide so I thought I would give it a try this year.Read on | comments | Posted at 07:09am on 4th September 2015

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Adding Yates fertiliser

Meg and Dad is talking about growing Peas from Sydney

Even though I purchased 3 cubic metres of new soil I decided to add some Yates dynamic lifter just to help the soil levels out with that added boost. I have used this product for many years and find it very good.

Read on | comments | Posted at 07:09am on 3rd September 2015

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Garden is ready!

Meg and Dad is talking about growing Beetroot from Sydney

After alot of shovelling, raking and mounding the vege patch is ready to go.

Read on | comments | Posted at 07:09am on 3rd September 2015

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