Sweet_Potato's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2015

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Divvying Up The Green Babies

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Tomato from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

I have almost 500 seedlings snuggled up under plastic in TheShouse yard, tucked away under the Mulberry tree, well-watered and waiting for the steamy weekend ahead.

Today I picked through the pots looking for the ones where I'd been a l...

Read on | comments | Posted at 21:10pm on 1st October 2015

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Organisation Is Key

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

I was collecting seeds long before I had a garden to put them in. I grew cucumbers in barrels, lettuce in kitchen colanders, herbs in the bathroom, and still my packets of heritage, organic and just plain cool seeds went to waste - but now? Now...

Read on | comments | Posted at 22:10pm on 1st October 2015

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Small Beginnings

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Beans, Squash, Tomato from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

I love this time of year - I love watching the 'green babies' poke their little heads up through the soil as the weather warms up.

I am fascinated by the indominability of nature. How things just grow! Is no one else amazed by this ever...

Read on | comments | Posted at 22:10pm on 1st October 2015

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A Growing Obsession

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Tomato from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

The smell of lemon thyme always brings back memories of the first garden I remember. I forget the name of the wife of my Dad's boss but I'll never forget how she amused me during a long work meeting by crushing herbs for me to smell on a warm, ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 23:09pm on 29th September 2015

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