Sweet_Potato's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2015

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Mini Capsicum Deliciousness

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Capsicum from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

Here are our bargain basement mini capsicums all in a row. TheBornFarmer bought half a dozen of these for 50c each, saving them from dumpster death in the nursery's back alley.

They've all miraculously managed to survive transplanting a...

Read on | comments | Posted at 23:11pm on 21st November 2015

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The Sad Tomato Hospital

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Tomato from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

TheBornFarmer returned from his latest hardware store foray loaded down with 50c clearance tomato seedlings. There were 24 in all - 24 leggy, root-bound, random tomatoes. It's a compliment I'm sure the way everyone thinks I can bring the dead b...

Read on | comments | Posted at 21:11pm on 14th November 2015

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Spud-tacular!

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

Today's plant rescue mission included half a dozen $1 capsicum seedlongs so rather than crowd them into the existing beds or risk losing them to the heat while we build the new beds I dug up a stretch of potatoeA to make space.

Up came ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 21:11pm on 14th November 2015

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Colourful Corn

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Beans, Sweetcorn, Zucchini from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

The '3Sisters' bed is coming along nicely with 'Goldrush' zucchini and 'Ronde de Nice' starting to form under the spreading leaves and 'Mexican Purple' sweetcorn flashing its coloured stalks between the green of the more conventional varieties....

Read on | comments | Posted at 22:11pm on 14th November 2015

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First Harvest, Next Harvest

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Tomato from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

My tyre garden is ready for the next harvest. We've already plucked a harvest ofSugarSnaps and baby spinach (Lazio). Now the heirloom lettuces are ready and I've dug in my tomatoes between them, including Green Globes, Costoluto Genevese, Tommy...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:11pm on 9th November 2015

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