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The first vegetable picked from my sugar cane garden.

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Comment by Christa on June 19, 2020 at 9:56

Good heavens, Roger, you have grown Kohl Rabi, and trying Celeriac, now if you were to grow Swedes, we would think you were from the past.  Not many people know what a Kohl Rabi is, let alone how to grow or eat it.  Turnips and those old fashioned veggies must be making a comeback.  

So do you think the sugar cane bale gardening is very effective.  How does it compare to garden bed growing or bin growing. 

Comment by Sophie on June 19, 2020 at 9:47

oh wow will have to think of this for next year!

Comment by Roger Clark on June 19, 2020 at 9:06

Well Dianne,

It's good to know that I have given you a fruitful plant for once. Just be respectful and don't harvest twice as much as I get from these plants. Or at least don't brag about it you do get tons and tons of tommies!!!!

Comment by Roger Clark on June 19, 2020 at 9:01

I planted out the garden in mid to late April. Harvested on June 13. So very close to 2 months to grow. The Kohl Rabbi are  all ready to harvest, some are still getting up to a big enough size to pick. The Red Cabbage are starting to show signs of hearting up and are looking very healthy. I will pick some at an early stage as they are too close together and will suffer unless I give free up the space between them. The Broccoli are also looking good, but yet to show signs of forming heads. I am unsure of what I believe were the Celeriac.I have never grown this before and as I planted out some Celery at the same time as the Celeriac I'm not sure as to what the plants are, but I'm tending to say that they are Celery. The punnet with some tiny, tiny seedlings in are probably Celeriac, I've given up on them getting to any size at all. I will go into Bunnings to se if they have Celeriac seedlings at all, then I will now what Celeriac seedlings look like. Any help with this dilemma would be gratefully received

Comment by Jeff Kiehne on June 18, 2020 at 18:47

How long did that take to grow .

Comment by Dianne Caswell on June 18, 2020 at 18:43

They look great Roger, so please your Sugar Cane Garden has worked out for you. By the way we have Tomatoes on one of your Gifted Tomatoes.

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