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Yates Patio Tomato

growalot is talking about growing Tomato from Melbourne

Growing strongly. I have three or four of these plants at different spots around the garden. Once the Basil I've sown is big enough I will plant in front of this one. That's why I have planted it to the back of the bed. I'll also take advantage...

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:12pm on 12th December 2015

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Orange Tomatoes and Lebanese Cucumbers

growalot is talking about growing Tomato from Melbourne

In this picture you can see my Tomatoes - Jaune Flamme and Cucumbers - Lebanese are flowering.  Won't be long - I hear a salad calling me!

Read on | comments | Posted at 19:12pm on 12th December 2015

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How do you manage Potted Tomatoes that grow rea...

growalot is talking about growing Tomato from Melbourne

This one also took a big hit during the last hot windy day. I have leaned a ladder against the wall for support. I draped chiffon over it. It sounds elegant but it wasn't!  My Mum (Hi ho to Vegetables) uses a lot of shade cloth and th...

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Hot Windy Days and Tomatoes

growalot is talking about growing Tomato from Melbourne

What do you do for your Tomatoes on the hot windy days?  I nearly lost this one recently when it was over 30 Degrees with a blustery north wind. I manage to put this shelter over it and it took a few days to recover. Now it has grown to th...

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Been a Season of Ups and Downs

growalot is talking about growing Capsicum, Sweetcorn, Tomato from Melbourne

The downs have been either losing my Sweetcorn to snails or having trouble getting them to germinate in the first place. No joy with Sweetcorn so far.  I have decided not to grow Capsicum this year. The wait to get fruit in Mélbourn...

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