Sweet_Potato's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2015

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Hoopla!

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

We are ready! Ready for the stinking heat and screaming winds expected this weekend. With our tiny zucchini and tomato seedlings in and the beans and sugar snaps due to work their delicate tendrils through to the steamy surface any day now we n...

Read on | comments | Posted at 21:10pm on 14th October 2015

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Tomatoes In & Onions Out

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

I got home from work and TAFE just before dusk tonight - TheBornFarmer had put on the sprinklers and I stood under the spray, unpacking my 15 heritage tomato plugs and placing them in a zig-zag across the last new bed to make the most of the sp...

Read on | comments | Posted at 23:10pm on 13th October 2015

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Give Peas a Chance

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Peas from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

I've never had much luck with peas in the past - aside from the Purple-Podded Peas which I adore and eat young like Snow Peas.

I suspect that while my temperate climate lets me push the growing season rules a bit for my tomatoes and bea...

Read on | comments | Posted at 15:10pm on 11th October 2015

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Oniony Goodness

Sweet_Potato is talking about growing Peas from Eastern Eyre Peninsula

I've never grown onions successfully before this year.

I bought mine as sets and left them too long in the pots, sad and limp, so I didn't expect much of a result.

I had read that onions don't like competition but I was hoping t...

Read on | comments | Posted at 15:10pm on 11th October 2015

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Little Lettuce

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

I'm a fan of succession planting, especially with my lettuce and salad greens.

In fact, I'm out of seeds this week *shock! horror!* for the first time in a year. 

I don't bother with iceberg lettuce types - they bolt too qu...

Read on | comments | Posted at 15:10pm on 11th October 2015

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