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  gekko's Ginger x 1 Harvesting

Plant: Ginger (Zingiber officinale) |

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  • 28 Sep 2011
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    Photo-upload-218111?1409131402 Mini Pak Choy is lanky and slow growing due to insufficient sunlight. I've also underwatered. It likes damp soil. This is after 2.5 months and it's supposed to be harvested after a month. Red Chilli is doing better as the weather turns cooler, which is strange. I thought they like heat. Anyw...
    Cloudy 28°C / 82°F
  • 07 Jul 2011
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    Glorious days, a pest and a friend

    I'm glad to report some positive happenings in my garden: 1) Chilli - hand pollination works! I saw this tiny chilli from one of the flowers. Now to stop the leaves from dropiing and the chillis to turn red. 2) Ginger - survived the root disturbance. 3) Radish - first germination! I saw ...
    Storms 31°C / 88°F
  • 02 Jul 2011
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    Pollination of Chili flowers

    Photo-upload-201435?1333913053 I saw some ants crawling around the flowers. I used to squash them for fear that they will bring aphids to my chili plant but I realised that they are also pollinators. I'm more merciful now but just to be on the safe side, I also pollinated the flowers using my finger. My ginger's root was pu...
    Storms 33°C / 91°F
  • 30 Jun 2011
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    My ginger has outgrown its pot

    Photo-upload-201044?1333913015 I'm so proud of it! I must make time to harvest a portion of it soon. Ginger likes moist soil so I used pebbles as mulch to keep the moisture in. Pebble mulch can increase sun radiation on plants too, I intend to mulch my chilli plants with pebbles after I put a layer of straw, rabbit poop and n...
    Cloudy 33°C / 91°F


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