Category Archives: Planning

Parsnips – A crop too many?

I’m having a rethink about what I should be growing in my garden.  Sometimes I think I like the idea of a vegetable more than the reality of it.  Take parsnips for example.  I like parsnips, I enjoy them roasted, … Continue reading

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March 2012 – The Wrap Up

March often sees the end of the summer crops for me, and while this was true of cucumbers and to a lesser extent tomatoes, the eggplants are still going strong whilst some of my capsicums are barely getting started.  I … Continue reading

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Value Space Rating – Summer’s Top 5

Ever since Mark began posting about Value Space Rating or VSR I have been giving some thought to how it works in my garden.  So in the fine tradition (or in the true nerdish style depending on your attitude to … Continue reading

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February – The Wrap Up

Summer’s over for another year – in Australia our seasons are aligned with calendar months, so officially summer finished at the end of February.  And weather-wise it does seemed to have finished, at least for the time being.  The last days of … Continue reading

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Top 5: Things to tell new gardeners.

A few weeks, or was it months – time seems to drift past at the moment – Mark, of Mark’s Veg Plot posted a list of tips for new gardeners.  Here are mine: 1. Things don’t always go as planned.  In … Continue reading

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