weddin di's Vegie Growing Challenge 2013

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Potash for Tomatoes.

weddin di is talking about growing Tomato from South West Slopes

Tonight when I water I am going to give my tomatoes a dose of Yates Sulphate of Potash. They are doing well and are carrying the first flush of tomatoes but I want to give them a boost and get them really flowering again. I pull back the mulch ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 09:01am on 2nd January 2014

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Babies growing on their Heads.

weddin di is talking about growing Spring Onion from South West Slopes

My onion crop which was planted before the competition started (thus I didn't count it) still had a few onions left in the ground as we have been eating the beautiful spring onions which were planted during the competition. Anyway these onions ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 07:01am on 1st January 2014

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Onion Bed

weddin di is talking about growing Spring Onion from South West Slopes

I have picked the heads that have shot. There are two varieties...the white onion is called Ailsa Craig..(fancy having an onion named after you) and the purple one is Tropea rossa lunga...a bit of a mouthful. It is my all time fav onion. Long t...

Read on | comments | Posted at 08:01am on 1st January 2014

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Onion Sets

weddin di is talking about growing Spring Onion from South West Slopes

Here are the baby onions separated out from the head. As you can see they do not have any root systems yet. They will need lots of TLC for the next week or two.

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Shade!

weddin di is talking about growing Spinach from South West Slopes

This is my shade house where I progagate plants and seedlings paricularly in hot weather. I am experimenting at the moment growing Asian greens and spinach in pots in the shade house but I think that it is too shady as they are very long and la...

Read on | comments | Posted at 17:12pm on 30th December 2013

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