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KIDS MINI CHALLENGE SEVEN. Woodland gardening.

H:W is talking about growing Something else from Waikato

Hi everyone, I just got my first flower on my pumpkins yesterday!  I am wondering if there will be a summer at all this year because we have had rain wind and even some hail.  I have just been out this evening after the rain(I found i...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:12pm on 3rd December 2018

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— PEPINO SEEDLING PLANTED —

ColletteRedman is talking about growing Something else from Manawatu-Wanganui

I have had this pepino cutting in a glass of water in the kitchen for a while now. It should have been planted a while ago but I just kept not getting around to it.  It was starting to go a bit yellow so I thought I had be...

Read on | comments | Posted at 18:12pm on 3rd December 2018

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Beans are flowering, at last!

Clare H is talking about growing Beans from Hawke's Bay

I sowed these dwarf beans hoping for an early crop. But I suppose it has been a bit cooler than usual, anyway at last they are starting to flower. YEAH! Not long now til we have some.

I never bother with shop ones, they have often come ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:12pm on 3rd December 2018

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My Garden Is Growing Great

Zac is talking about growing Beetroot, Carrot, Lettuce, Pumpkin, Sweetcorn from Northland

My garden is growing great this year.

My sunflowers are now as big as me. They are not as big as mum yet or dad, but they might get as big as mum or dad.

My corn has doubled up in size in the last few days. My pumpkin has ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 15:12pm on 3rd December 2018

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Mini Challenge 7 - Finding Bugs in the Garden

Zac is talking about growing Something else from Northland

There are lots of bugs in my garden. I have found lots of baby praying mantises. They are as big as my finger nail. 

We also like find slaters because then we can feed them to my frog. 

There were lots of ants in my...

Read on | comments | Posted at 15:12pm on 3rd December 2018

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