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Just to let you know

Diane Turner is talking about growing Carrot from Wellington

One butterfly emerged from its chrysalis late last week the rest are still suspended from plant pots and the beams in the glass house.

The remaining ones are green and I am wondering if they can or will just stay like that until spring....

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:06pm on 26th June 2011

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The last day has brought a mixed bag of weather

Diane Turner is talking about growing Broadbeans, Carrot, Cauliflower, Peas, Turnip from Wellington

Sun, cloud. cold big drops of rain and now sun again and it is only just lunchtime. (ooops here comes the wind!!!)

I took a quick peak around my garden while the sun was out and to prove I did plant some veggies I have taken a few photo...

Read on | comments | Posted at 10:06am on 26th June 2011

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Just a few photos to update my gardens progress...

Diane Turner is talking about growing Broadbeans, Cauliflower from Wellington

The surprise late crop in my greenhouse a few weeks ago were these monarch caterpillers, dont they know it is nearly winter!

After all the rain I decided my sandy soil would have lost alot of its goodness so I have given the plants a dr...

Read on | comments | Posted at 21:05pm on 31st May 2011

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It didn't rain it poured it down today

Diane Turner is talking about growing Broadbeans, Cauliflower, Peas from Wellington

I managed to check the gardens progress later this afternoon after the torrential rain this morning to find my plants have survived and the broad bean seedlings are starting to emerge 10 days after I planted them.

The pineapple sage is ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 21:05pm on 15th May 2011

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My original alternative to the turnip is sprout...

Diane Turner is talking about growing Carrot, Peas, Turnip from Wellington

When I first started this challenge I couldn't get turnip seed so I planted swedes, these are growing nicely and the turnips are doing well to.

After reading Sarahs recipe and tale of success with her family eating them I am looking for...

Read on | comments | Posted at 16:05pm on 7th May 2011

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