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Finding My Green Thumb – Entry 7

OK, so it’s been exactly (exactly meaning give or take a day or two) three months since I started this adventure in vegetable growing. I’ve had some massive successes and I’ve had some woeful failures.  But, incredibly, things are still … Continue reading

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MY GREEN THUMB – Entry 6

So it’s been a few weeks and things are definitely happening in my garden beds. Firstly, I’ve worked out that one variety of tomatoes is a total bust.  They kept losing their blossoms and pretty much half died.  I’ve pulled … Continue reading

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MY GREEN THUMB – Entry 5

Well, it’s mid December and it’s been about three weeks since I posted, and WOW.  Things have really changed.  Some things for the better, some things for the worse.

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MY GREEN THUMB – Entry 4

Well, things are coming along with my veggie garden beds. I’m finding that while the plants themselves are growing, they come with some problems. Blossom Drop – now, I didn’t actually know that what was happening had a name, but … Continue reading

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MY GREEN THUMB – ENTRY 3

Well, it’s been three weeks since I started this project.  And two weeks since I planted my first garden bed. Things are coming along OK.  They’re definitely growing.  So that’s a plus. Week 1      Week 2   I am now, … Continue reading

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My Green Thumb – Entry 2

It’s been a very satisfying day today.  I drove up to Bunnings (our large hardware/gardening centre) and spent time wandering between aisles of all manner of herbs and vegetable seedlings.  The scent of sweet basil was most prevalent and of … Continue reading

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My Green Thumb – An Adventure In Veggie Growing Entry 1

Well, today I finally got my beds filled with soil. I should explain.  Over the last five years or so, my knees have been deteriorating to the point where I’m close to bone on bone in the joint. Frankly, it … Continue reading

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