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October 2008 Blog Posts (2)

Getting ready for summer

Another big day in the garden - two weeks in a row.



Last week I planted the corn seedlings and seeds of zucchini, rockmelon, and moon and stars watermelon (as per the default profile pictures). The watermelon has germinated already and the corn is growing well. I didn't plant beans because I realised I didn't have climbing bean seeds - must get onto that. I ended up taking most of the broad beans out and cutting some back. I've also left tomatoes in the same bed for the moment… Continue

Added by Scarlett on October 19, 2008 at 19:30 — No Comments

Hooray for rain!!

I hope you all got as much rain as we did last night. Lovely soaking rain that fell steadily for hours. I haven't checked the water tank but I'm hoping for at least half.



Two of our three artichoke plants are heading up - lovely. The third plant is a little squished (between the other two) and didn't recover so well from the aphid devastation - I guess it won't flower this year.





We went up to the bamboo man on the Sunshine… Continue

Added by Scarlett on October 10, 2008 at 21:41 — 5 Comments

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