Archive : vegetable seeds

Apr 18 2012 by in Christine's garden, Gardening, | 10 comments

Garlic and heirlooms

Lovely, plump garlic seed

Last year I planted garlic. Twice. At different times. In different places. Planted in full sun, part sun, shade, full shade. Guess how many sprouted? Not one! First I read on Alan’s blog that Garlic must be planted in Autumn if you want it to grow successfully. That was my first Garlic Ah ha moment. The second Garlic Ah ha moment came when I read a few weeks ago that the garlic [...]

Aug 26 2011 by in Annuals, Barbie's garden, Gardening, Miscellaneous, | 6 comments

Sowing the seeds of love

1 Garden august12

Hi Chris, I am busy sowing my spring vegetable seeds using the great ideas from our blogger friends. I have my magic seeder and recycling all the toilet roll inners to use as planters. I’ve been collecting for ages, as you can see! I’m busy planting lettuce, tomato, beet root, cucumber, sweet basil, cabbage, spinach, swiss chard, carrots, squashes, onions, broccolli, and the new potatoes still to come. I can’t wait to see these [...]