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Scarecrow Oz
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An old hippie from way back!
An old hippie from way back!

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Autumn Greens Sowing
Early January and it's time to get the Autumn greens started... Greens Sowing 3/1/17: Broccoli Romansco ES Broccoli Umpqua SO Collards Georgia Southern ES Cabbage Red Express SO Cabbage Tronchuda ES Lettuce Dov SO Lettuce Red Romaine ES Kale Dwarf Siberian ...

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The End of 2016
We sweltered through the Hottest Christmas Day in SA for 70 years. It was just as well the greenhouse was nearly empty as the temperature inside was over 49C that's over 120F. Outside it reach 40C. Relief came in the form of storms with high winds and a wel...

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A Sunday Stroll Around the Garden...
The garden has taken off after a slow start with a cooler than usual Spring this year.  Earwigs have lingered causing much damage to young curcurbits and Basil! In Bed 2 the Tromboncino Zucchini is just steering it's way to the trellis  while the Capsicums ...

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Beds: 21 - 25
Bed 21 Silverbeet purchased seedlings Planted 13 Oct and Kiwano Cucumbers Sown 16 Sep Potted up 22 Sep Planted out 5 Nov Bed 22 Tomato Mini Amish x 5 Sown 16 Aug Potted on 10 Sep Planted Out 5 Nov in Central Cage Bed 23 Celery (from autumn planting) Bed 24 ...

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Beds:16 - 20
Bed 16 IBC Wicking Bed Tomato Mortgage Lifter x 5 sown 16 Aug Potted on 10 Sep Planted Out 6 Oct (in central cage) + Basil Sweet Genovese and Purple Ruffles sown 8 Aug potted on 11 Sep  Planted out 6 Oct + Rat Tailed Radish (for edible pods) Direct sown 6 O...

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Updating what's planted where this season...

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Beds: 11 -16
Bed 11 Fridge Wicking Bed Chillies Seranto Sown 19 July Potted up 12 Sep Planted out 30 Oct + 3 Purchased advanced Chilli plants Bed 12 Fridge Wicking Bed Strawberries some moved from Bed 20   Bed 13 Kakai Pumpkin (for their hulless seeds) Sown 16 Sep Potte...

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Beds: 6 to 10
Bed 6 Kale (remaining from autumn planting) will become a wicking bed Bed 7 Carrots (remaining from autumn planting) will become a wicking bed Bed 8 Dwarf Sugar Snap Peas Sown 16 Sep Planted out 8 Oct Bed 9 Lemongrass + Spring Onions white and red - Overwin...

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Beds: 1 to 5
Bed 1 Rosella Sown 19 July Potted up 23 July Planted out 6 Oct but failed due to a cold Spring. This bed will now be converted to a wicking bed for future plantings in Autumn 2017. Bed 2 Zucchini - Tromboncino (on Trellis) Sown 16 Sep Potted up 22 Sep Plant...

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