All posts tagged "Autumn"

  • growing pumpkins
    How To Prune Your Pumpkin Patch

    Pumpkins have to be one of my most satisfying crops to grow. You plant a small seed (in the scheme of things) and, all going well, end up with a crop of big round, meaty pumpkins. And...

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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  • New Zealand Yams
    Harvesting Yams – When To Dig Up Your Yams

    We’ve had 3 or 4 good hard frosts already this Autumn. Jack Frost has definitely started his rounds . Which means it is time to harvest the Yams! I have to be honest and say that when...

    • Posted May 30, 2012
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  • Mint Refurbishment

    Things have got a little out of hand in the Mint department. Our Mint patch is looking rather unruly right now which means it’s time for the bi-annual herb refurb. Every Autumn and early Summer our Mint patch gets...

    • Posted May 6, 2012
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  • Autumn Beauty In An Edible Garden

    Growing an edible garden doesn’t mean missing out on all the beauty of Autumn. The yellows of the Cherry tree leaves… The oranges of the Nectarine tree leaves…

    • Posted May 4, 2012
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  • Pruning Blackberry Plants

    Among the many berry plants we have on our 1/4 acre, we have four Navaho Blackberry plants which are an erect, thornless varierty that produce large crops of delicious, fat, sweet black fruit. Well normally. This Summer,...

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • Pumpkin Patch

    Right now I’m feeling incredibly impatient with my Pumpkin Patch. I have some lovely, nice big Pumpkins growing and I’m excited to stash them away for our Winter pantry. Pumpkins are planted in Spring/Summer and growing quickly,...

    • Posted April 16, 2012
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