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My first peas!

Cherie_ is talking about growing Peas from Canberra

A little while ago, the purple-podded peas looked like they were going to be a bust. Lots of the leaves dried up and I was about to pull them out when some flowers appeared. And now, the first 3 peas!

Read on | comments | Posted at 12:12pm on 9th December 2013

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A little failure

Cherie_ is talking about growing Capsicum from Canberra

Way back at the beginning of this challenge, I planted some chocolate capsicum and some purple capsicum seeds... all of them were no shows. It's always a little deflating when something doesn't come up, and I'll keep trying with the seeds at di...

Read on | comments | Posted at 14:11pm on 19th November 2013

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Wonderful rain & sunshine

Cherie_ is talking about growing Tomato, Zucchini, Peas from Canberra

It's amazing what a little rain and sunshine can do for plants! I went away for a week and made sure I watered and fertilised all the veg before I went. We also had some warmer days and some rain while I was away, so I came back to plants that ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 14:11pm on 19th November 2013

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October 22

cbridge is talking about growing Herbs from Canberra

New grow tunnel has arrived. I am putting it over my strawberries to help protect them, we shall see how it goes and whether they are a worthwhile investment

Read on | comments | Posted at 22:11pm on 9th November 2013

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Catchup time 12 October #2

cbridge is talking about growing Carrot, Beetroot, Herbs, Spring Onion, Chinese Cabbage from Canberra

Shallots, beetroot and carrot looking good. The pak choy is concerning  - it worked earlier in the year but now it is starting to shoot up and looks like it will seed soon ? too hot.

This is the second try that we have had with Wom...

Read on | comments | Posted at 22:11pm on 9th November 2013

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