gjhunt's Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2015

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Beans are fruiting

gjhunt is talking about growing Beans from Hobart

My beans have responded to some recent warmer weather and have started to bear fruit. They have had no fertiliser. I will siw bean seeds later next year as they were a little slow starting in the cooler Hobart weather this year. The bean plants...

Read on | comments | Posted at 13:12pm on 11th December 2015

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Tomato fruiting

gjhunt is talking about growing Tomato from Hobart

The Tommy Toe tomato plant has been starting to fruit more heavily now that the weather is finally warming up. It's been a weird start to summer in Hobart, with some cold nights and strong winds. Unfortunately my tomato plant has taken quite a ...

Read on | comments | Posted at 13:12pm on 11th December 2015

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Zucchini Sprouting

gjhunt is talking about growing Zucchini from Hobart

Zucchini 'All Green Bush': Of 4 seeds sown, 3 came up as seedlings. One died from the cold before this photo was taken a few days ago. Another is now really struggling. One however seems strong and thus natural selection has done the job for me...

Read on | comments | Posted at 20:12pm on 1st December 2015

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Sweetcorn Doing Better

gjhunt is talking about growing Sweetcorn from Hobart

After a slow start (neglected whilst I was overseas), the sweetcorn has been responding to it's favourite things, sun and lots of water. It seems to be happiest when it's drenched, very thirsty plants. The pea mulch (the peas succumbed to powde...

Read on | comments | Posted at 20:12pm on 1st December 2015

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Savoy Cabbage

gjhunt is talking about growing Cabbage from Hobart

The cabbages have finally started to form heads! I was worried these sad 50 cent bargain bin seedlings would just run to seed, but it seems that I'll be able to harvest something after all. They did need two Dipel sprays to defend against cater...

Read on | comments | Posted at 21:12pm on 1st December 2015

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