The Giant Mustard that was planted for a Green Manure crop has now started flowering. Continue reading Giant Mustard: Now in Flower
Category Archives: Planter boxes
Mostly foam boxes or pots – Im always amazed at home much produce can come from these small planters!
Peas and Potatoes: Carpark Garden Update
Finally the Snow Peas and Sugar-Snap peas have broken into flower! Combined with the new Potato Planters the ‘Car-Park Garden’ is booming at the moment…. Continue reading Peas and Potatoes: Carpark Garden Update
Best Carrots Yet
Still No Flowers on the Snow Peas :-(
The plants are all looking great. .. but still no flowers. … Continue reading Still No Flowers on the Snow Peas 😦
Repost: The Happening Herbs!
1 Week Later: The Re-homed Peas
This time last week we moved the Snow Pea garden to its new home at the flats.
Thought Id share an update on how they are settling in….
Raspberries – Any Advice?
The Raspberry has been planted in a foam box.
Any chance of fruit??
It came as a free gift from Diggers and ha a couple of green shoots that have just surfaced.
Its variety is ‘Pink Neika’.
Updated: Linaria Galley
Updated: Linaria Gallery
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Tomato Planting Day
Time to get my Tomato seeds in trays today! So hard to choose which varieties to plant- I must stop buying so many seeds! Continue reading Tomato Planting Day
Tonight’s Foyer Food
Featuring: Silverbeet, Tatsoi, Red Lettuce! Continue reading Tonight’s Foyer Food
Welcome Back: Lemon Verbena
My Lemon Verbena got off to a pretty shaky start, but looks like it is on the mend. Continue reading Welcome Back: Lemon Verbena
The ‘Happening’ Herbs
It’s finally time to plant out the herbs… after long weeks sprouting on the warming mat in my bathroom propagation area and then torture of ‘hardening off’ outside during a Melbourne winter – its time to plant out the herbs!
Top Tip: Thin your Carrots
Last year my attempt at carrots was a bit of a disaster. They all grew into each other in gnarled knots and by the time I harvested them they were still tiny but tasted bitter 😦
Linaria Flowers: Now Featuring Aphids!
Ive updated the Linaria gallery again with some cool pics of the Aphids that have started appearing in one of the pots…
Foam Box Carrots
The Carrots growing in the foam boxes (car-park garden) are doing exceptionally well this year! Even I’m surprised that they are happily growing in such a small space: Continue reading Foam Box Carrots
The Re-homing of the Peas
Moving house is never easy… its exceptionally difficult if you happen to be a 200Kg garden full of Snow Peas!
These poor seedlings have been ready to plant out for months.
Ceylon/Malabar spinach likes to climb but im hoping I can get it to hang down or grow across the fence.
Time will tell
Here come the Brassicas!
Its finally Cauli-Broc time! Continue reading Here come the Brassicas!
Tonight’s ‘Foyer Food’
Baby carrots grown in foam boxes in the car park and last of the radishes from the east side.
Plenty more carrots to come
More radishes growing in between cabbage on the west side. Everything grows really slowly here… I was still harvesting cabbage from here last year into the middle of summer.
(I know I shouldn’t have cabbage there again…. very bad planning in tetms of crop rotation!)