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What to plant in September - Get in early!

Posted by Henry Singleton on

At last it’s starting to warm up. I have been getting my gardens ready for spring. I planted some ‘green manure’ a while ago and have dug that in and added some good compost with plenty of worms.

 

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Garlic - the best cash crop

Posted by Alan Singleton on

It’s coming close to harvest for my beautiful garlic. This is the third year I have used this garden for garlic so next year I will give it a break. I think I will put in a hundred next planting, I just can’t get enough of it.

 

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Snow peas you need a lader to harvest

Posted by Alan Singleton on


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Chook run converts to garden & what to plant in May

Posted by Alan Singleton on

This was an interesting job, converting half the chook run to a high garden. Three of the walls walls were already there so I added the fourth to separate the chooks from what they love most. Then it was wood chip on the bottom to lift the level.       OLD PLASTIC   Plastic to hold the sand.   SAND BASE FOR LINER     RESERVOIR LINER   You will notice the liner does not go all the way to the top of the garden. This is because the garden is wider than normal(1600 mm). In a conventional garden...

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Another use for green tomatoes

Posted by Alan Singleton on


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