growalot's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2015

growalot is growing Sweetcorn, Capsicum, Tomato, Zucchini in Melbourne and has 18 posts. Previous growing challenges: Vegie Growing Challenge Spring 2012

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Zucchini is fruiting

growalot is talking about growing Zucchini from Melbourne

This is Yates Blackjack. The Zucchini plants benefit from lots of water - every night I give them about a watering can's worth 9 litres and I'm careful not to wet the leaves. Can cause mildew in humid weather. Next question is "how will I eat t...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:12pm on 17th December 2015

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Tomatoes are Fruiting

growalot is talking about growing Tomato from Melbourne

Wow, things move along quickly when the hot weather arrives. The first of my Tomatoes have begun forming. Unfortunately I have no red ones to show yet! But I know that it's only a matter of time before I'm gobbling them all up!  I think ne...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:12pm on 17th December 2015

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Yates Patio Strong Robust Dwarf Plants

growalot is talking about growing Tomato from Melbourne

I've transplanted the last of my seedlings. They are stout plants that will grow to about 0.6-1.0 metre. I learnt last year that afternoon shade is best as they can easily get burnt in my garden. So here they get morning sun and will have a tre...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:12pm on 17th December 2015

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Does This Tomato Plant Look Sad?

growalot is talking about growing Tomato from Melbourne

Perhaps it's because it's the end of the Challenge?  That time has come to say goodbye from me and my trusty garden helpers Alpha and Charlie busy doing the weeding and Axel in the background doing what he does - the layabout!  Thanks...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:12pm on 17th December 2015

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Been a Season of Ups and Downs

growalot is talking about growing Capsicum, Sweetcorn, Tomato from Melbourne

The downs have been either losing my Sweetcorn to snails or having trouble getting them to germinate in the first place. No joy with Sweetcorn so far.  I have decided not to grow Capsicum this year. The wait to get fruit in Mélbourn...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:12pm on 12th December 2015

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