Category Archives: Winter Planting

Mulching for winter

I had a chance to get out in the garden last weekend, and a fine time to garden it was too.  Saturday and Sunday morning were comparatively warm and sunny, and rain was forecast for Sunday afternoon and evening. A perfect time … Continue reading

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Saturday Spotlight on Sunday – Kipfler Potatoes

I planted a few Kipfler potatoes this week.  I think they are my favourite potato variety to grow (although Dutch Cream comes a very close second).  The reasons I love Kipfler are three fold. They are quick – they mature … Continue reading

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Chillies, Capsicums and Eggplants

This is the last in a series of updates on the state of my summer crops as at the end of November (which already seems a long time ago….). This year I’m growing 3 varieties of eggplant – it would … Continue reading

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I’ve gotten a little over excited with my seed sowing this Spring.  I just love growing things from seed – its just so exciting watching plants germinate (yes I know, very plant nerdy statement wasn’t it).  I think that this year I … Continue reading

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Wrap Up – July 2012

July for me is as much about preparing for summer as it is about what is currently growing in the garden.  During July I got my summer seed sowing underway.  As well as my year round crops I sowed tomatoes, … Continue reading

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