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Merry Xmas Everyone

maryann_heaven is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Broccoli, Carrot, Herbs, Peas, Silverbeet, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini from Canterbury

I had an amazing week away with my class in Dunedin.  I am thankful to my little garden fairies who looked after our garden while I was away.  We had a minor disaster on my first night at camp so my lovely husband tag teamed with my b...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:12pm on 11th December 2015

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Mini Challenge Four. The most delicious Broccol...

Jo Donaldson is talking about growing Beans, Broccoli, Herbs, Lettuce, Spinach, Tomato from Canterbury

Wow, I can’t believe how quickly the Spring Challenge has passed.

I look back at the initial photo, how cold it looked, how small and unfinished my garden was, the bones of a Spring potential. I realize how with love, warm sunshin...

Read on | comments | Posted at 11:12am on 11th December 2015

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The Challenge has come to an end , but the gard...

The Butler duo is talking about growing Beans, Herbs, Lettuce, Pumpkin, Squash from Canterbury

The Tomatoes are ripening the lettuce is coming to an end just as the next lot becomes big enough to eat , everything is growing and my watering egime along with constant mulching seems to be working as far as eeping the moisture in .

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Read on | comments | Posted at 10:12am on 11th December 2015

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Mulched in time for Christmas

First time straw bale gardener is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Celery, Lettuce, Sweetcorn from Canterbury

We are away on holiday for 12 days over the Christmas period and I am terrified about what will happen to my poor garden :( I have put my rotting straw bales to good use mulching everything in sight to try and slow the evaporation process and w...

Read on | comments | Posted at 14:12pm on 10th December 2015

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Ready for the holidays

First time straw bale gardener is talking about growing Beans, Beetroot, Celery, Lettuce, Sweetcorn from Canterbury

We are away on holiday for 12 days over the Christmas period and I ask terrified about what will happen to my poor garden :( I have put my routing straw bales to good use mulching everything in sight to try and slow the evaporation process and ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 14:12pm on 10th December 2015

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