weddin di's Vegie Growing Challenge 2013

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No Beans!

weddin di is talking about growing Beans, Sweetcorn from South West Slopes

My bean plants look spectacular considering the weather we've had and the flowers have been prolific but so far no beans. The earwigs are eating the flowers. So it is back to setting traps for the little blighters. I have had to spray my corn w...

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Sweetcorn

weddin di is talking about growing Sweetcorn from South West Slopes

Here is the first corn cob that we picked last night. It's not quite ready as you can see by the colour but it was very sweet. I picked it as I was concerned that there may be no kernals with the earwigs eating the silks. There are a few spaces...

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French Horn

weddin di is talking about growing Tomato, Eggplant, Zucchini, Herbs from South West Slopes

here is one of my trombone zuchini that I have not managed to train up the climbing frame...I think it may be more like a french horn. It will be wonderful fried with eggplant, garlic, basil and tomato in olive oil. All the veggies are from the...

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Eggplant Babies

weddin di is talking about growing Eggplant from South West Slopes

The first eggplants that I put in have started producing very quickly since the hot weather began. I love the combination of our summer veggies...so Italian. You can make so many delicious dishes with them.

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Succession Planting.

weddin di is talking about growing Eggplant from South West Slopes

I won't put in any seedlings now until the weather begins to cool down in February. However eggplants are the exception. They simply thrive in hot weather and I planted these seedlings a few weeks ago when I cleared and dug out the tree roots i...

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