Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy New Year – The Promise of Good Things to Come

I hope 2012 brings you everything you wish for, and in particular I hope it brings plenty of good things to eat.  Happy New Year to all.

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How to Plait Garlic

I plaited my garlic yesterday, a little longer after harvest than ideal but it still worked fine.  I’m not the neatest plaiter (my daughter often ends up looking a bit disheveled after I have a go at her hair) but … Continue reading

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Iceberg Lettuce

I can’t seem to grow Iceberg lettuce.  I have tried and tried and tried but every time I seem to fail.  My failures have been varied; from the plants simply dying, to going slimey, bolting too early and failing to … Continue reading

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On the road with Suburban Tomato

As you may be aware I’ve recently been away camping.  We went to Sydney and then down the NSW coast to Pambula.  While I don’t want to bore anyone with my holiday snaps I did find some vegetables during our … Continue reading

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Monday Harvest – 26th Dec 2011

This year I celebrated Christmas, with my family, at my parents place and I’m writing this from there so I haven’t harvested at home for a few days.  In fact Melbourne has had storms so I am hoping that my … Continue reading

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