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March 2011 Blog Posts (4)

Dehydrator first use ~ & my new garden ~

It's been a long time since my last blog ~ I haven't been doing much gardening if at all over that time (About 4 months...) ^^

I am surprised we're even harvesting anything at all, but the passionfruits, chillies, lime (fruited for the first time), angled luffa, Rosella (and the sweet potato leaves, and choko shoots if you eat these too) are producing despite the neglect ^^…

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Added by Florence on March 31, 2011 at 21:25 — 12 Comments

Jammin'

 

I'm feeling very pleased with myself this morning, because I've made a giant batch of plum jam which has been universally acclaimed (by the family tasting panel) as delicious :)  Well, with all that sugar in it why wouldn't it be!!

 

Last time I made plum jam I cooked it just a touch…

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Added by Scarlett on March 23, 2011 at 13:00 — 4 Comments

POTATOES



 

Below are the spuds bought from Bulbs Direct and planted.

31/07/10 http://www.bulbsdirect.com.au/Frame_Summer_Products_NA.htm

PINK FUR APPLE…

Certified Seed Pink Fur Apple

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Added by Lissa on March 20, 2011 at 18:30 — 24 Comments

Potatoes 2010

Desiree Potatoes. Planted March and April 2010.



May 2010:

As they grew I piled them up with horse manure and mulch just leaving a little bit of green poking out.



 

June 2010:

The ones at the back were planted first - about six weeks before the front…

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Added by Tracy Arnold on March 17, 2011 at 12:05 — 5 Comments

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