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Winter Bumper Crop

Saturday, 06 Aug 11 Storms 16°C / 61°F

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Wow, Wow and Wow.
I can not for the life of me ever contemplate not being in the garden.
We had a great day with our little chicken – Lizzie. She went where ever we went and helped turned over our soil. We spread sawdust between our veggie patches and even had time to replace her house with new shavings.
Our beds were full of produce ready for the harvest. Its great to see when we first planted the seeds to where we are now with harvesting. I think I counted 11 items in my basket. Celery, Parsley, carrots, red chard, yellow chard, silverbeet, spinach, swede, chilli, bay and broccoli. All went into a minestrone soup. Yum.
I wanted to plant some new seeds but the weather got the better of us. Maybe next weekend.
I cant wait to plant eggplant, capsicum, tomatoes and basil. I have the seed packets ready but just need the weather to warm up a little.

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Swede

Brassica napobrassica

Harvesting 2.0 x item
Day 279

Flat leaf parsley

Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum

Harvesting 1.0 x bunch
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Spinach

Spinacia oleracea

Harvesting 1.0 x bunch
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Rainbow Chard

Beta vulgaris var. cicla

Harvesting 1.0 x bunch
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Broccoli

Brassica oleracea (Italica Group)

Harvesting 1.0 x handful
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Carrots

Daucus carota subsp. sativus

Harvesting 6.0 x item

Winter garden

Celery, Parsley, carrots, red chard, yellow chard, silverbeet, spinach, swede, chilli, bay and broccoli

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  • redcrystal

    redcrystal wrote:

    Wow indeed!! Awesome! Well done :)

    Posted on 19 Aug 11 (over 3 years ago)

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