Sweet_Potato's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2015

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Enough Is Never Enough

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Beans, Carrot, Capsicum, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Beetroot from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

Today TheBornFarmer built two new beds for me - 1.5m x 1.2m x 0.6m.

Tomorrow morning he'll complete the third and now I have to plan what I'm gong to do with all that extra space (when I finish filling them with cow poo, sheep poo, barl...

Read on | comments | Posted at 22:10pm on 3rd October 2015

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Gardening Gift

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Beans from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

The LittleDigger had a birthday party today where the parents had banned presents. He was NOT ok with that. After all, if someone else could have a party without presents, what if that horrific concept caught on in our family?!

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Read on | comments | Posted at 22:10pm on 3rd October 2015

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Just Rewards

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Peas, Cabbage from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

So, yesterday, after potting up, stripping down, mulching around - my last job was to harvest the snowpeas and cut back the coriander.

I love watering the coriander and the mint after a hot day. I love the scent of the herbs rising up o...

Read on | comments | Posted at 23:10pm on 1st October 2015

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A Long Day Well Spent

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Tomato from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

Today has been all about preparing for the long weekend. TheBornFarmer has caught long weekend fever too and bought himself a new wheelbarrow (his one is at my house, cracked from the last long weekend of shovelling dirt), a wide shovel for our...

Read on | comments | Posted at 22:10pm on 2nd October 2015

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The Seasons' Edge

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Squash, Tomato, Broccoli, Peas, Cabbage from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

We are poised on the cusp of the seasons this long weekend - last night we had the heater on and the 'green babies' wrapped up in their poly tunnels and peastraw, today it's heading up towards 30 degrees and I've been chased inside to avoid sun...

Read on | comments | Posted at 14:10pm on 1st October 2015

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