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November 2009 Blog Posts (3)

Happy Garden in October/November

With the increased rain and warmer temperatures in October and November, the summer plants like the ones in the Cucurbitaceae family were jumping out of the ground like they are on steroids! (Except for hairy melon, winter melon, and angled luffa… these are so tricky!) They are suffering in the last week as the heat intensify though...



The peas and snowpeas were suffering from powdery mildew except for a few which were grown from seeds saved from a supermarket volunteered plant a… Continue

Added by Florence on November 24, 2009 at 22:00 — 8 Comments

Back from the honeymoon

Well, we're back and I'm keen to get back into the garden. It's so hot in the middle of the day so looks like it will be sunset gardening and morning if I get up before it gets too hot. Most of the garden has suffered from lack of water while we were away including the corn - attempt number three. Still hopeful that there might be one or two salvageable cobs on them. Dug up my first potatoes today. Four fairly decent sized of the cranberry red from one seed potato. Not a huge crop but happy as… Continue

Added by Vanessa Collier on November 21, 2009 at 14:30 — 3 Comments

Summer eating has begun!

First zucchini harvest was really gratifying! When we returned from Melbourne a week ago, there they were, ready for the wok! My dad had been watering the backyard while we were away, thank goodness, or everything would have shrivelled up and died.

However, while we were away, the dreaded mildew had also developed on the zuk and cuke plants. Started spraying with watered-down milk and that seems to have halted the pest. I am still hand pollinating, as… Continue

Added by Addy on November 17, 2009 at 8:30 — 6 Comments

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