Sweet_Potato's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2015

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My New Best Friend

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Tomato from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

I made a new friend today - Susie. 

Susie is also a keen gardener, and knowledgable. She and I had a long discussion about the placement of my tomato cages and how to ensure both adequate access and airflow between the plants.

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Read on | comments | Posted at 18:10pm on 15th October 2015

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Some Like it Hot

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Capsicum, Tomato from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

While I've been cursing the hot start to Spring on Eyre Peninsula there has been some benefits. The capsicum, chilli and eggplants are finally up and I'm very excited because it doesn't look like the established ones we relocated have made the ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:10pm on 15th October 2015

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Dabbling With Dibbering

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

I am being much more careful about adequate distancing between my plants but, at the same time, I can't bear to see viable seedlings go to waste when 'thinning out' so I am dabbling with dibbering.

A dibber is a tool (not just half of a...

Read on | comments | Posted at 23:10pm on 15th October 2015

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Sustainable Sunflowers

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Sweetcorn from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

TheLittleDigger and I recently attended the Seed Freedom Festival and brought home a handful of mixed sunflower seeds. We also brought home a half dozen takeaway cups which, in the spirit of sustainability, were then recycled as sunflower pots....

Read on | comments | Posted at 23:10pm on 15th October 2015

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Mutant Possibilities

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Carrot from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

Did you know coriander, celery and carrots can cross-pollinate?

Keep in mind I have a dozen coloured heritage carrot types on the go, two celery varieties and coriander popping up in beds everywhere and even the lawn and that's a strang...

Read on | comments | Posted at 23:10pm on 15th October 2015

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