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Re: Are there any backyard veggie gardeners here?
« Reply #1695 on: April 24, 2019, 10:35:39 pm »
Love eggplant here.  Make a lovely smokey dip ( posted) and always use them in veggie lasagna. ( grilled or baked in slices first)
Cookie, you are so lucky to be able to grow them.
Went veggie shopping and couldnít get over the price of everything. Will be eating out of the garden as much as possible. Have been given tomatoes, apples,  a pumpkin, potatoes, and 2 bottles of tomato sauce.
We have Kale, silver beet, green toms, Rhubarb , lettuce, Zuchinni, and lots of herbs, lemons and limes.

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Re: Are there any backyard veggie gardeners here?
« Reply #1696 on: April 25, 2019, 03:04:58 am »
Thanks Chookie.  We have very little room for growing things, but DD wanted to try these. Thanks for the ideas. Most of our block is house, with most of the outside paving with old cars on or car parts. We planned little garden as we hoped to spend most of our time travelling. This has been curtailed for the moment, due to MIL. 
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Re: Are there any backyard veggie gardeners here?
« Reply #1697 on: April 29, 2019, 12:50:59 pm »
Autumn is so dry this year . Collected eggs , picked a few tear drop tomatoes apples and parsley. They autumn leaves are on the ground the sun is still warming those lone tomatoes . My DH said would you plant vegetables at the moment and not water them , no . So his paddocks may not flower with crop if the rain does not come , rain Dance will be needed very soon for all .

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Re: Are there any backyard veggie gardeners here?
« Reply #1698 on: April 29, 2019, 11:20:40 pm »
Keep smiling, katie - some rain is on its way ... according to the BOM!
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Re: Are there any backyard veggie gardeners here?
« Reply #1699 on: April 30, 2019, 12:00:38 am »
Here too Marina but Iíll believe it when I see it. 
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Re: Are there any backyard veggie gardeners here?
« Reply #1700 on: April 30, 2019, 09:22:35 am »
Keep smiling, katie - some rain is on its way ... according to the BOM!

I'm sort of addicted to BOM. I'm always checking it.
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Re: Are there any backyard veggie gardeners here?
« Reply #1701 on: May 02, 2019, 10:36:31 pm »
The veggies are loving the rain.  Over an inch and a half in 2 days. Even the dam has increased.

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Re: Are there any backyard veggie gardeners here?
« Reply #1702 on: May 02, 2019, 11:22:14 pm »
That's good news, Chookie.

How is your rainfall K Atie?
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Re: Are there any backyard veggie gardeners here?
« Reply #1703 on: May 03, 2019, 05:14:17 am »
gee that's' good Chookie. I still think of the rainfall in inches. It is going to be 27 here today but the nights are cold. I think rain is coming for the weekend.
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Re: Are there any backyard veggie gardeners here?
« Reply #1704 on: May 03, 2019, 05:18:27 am »
We got 12mls only , some got over 60 mls nearby ! At least itís a start .

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Re: Are there any backyard veggie gardeners here?
« Reply #1705 on: May 03, 2019, 08:06:57 am »
K Atie, we often miss out.

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Re: Are there any backyard veggie gardeners here?
« Reply #1706 on: May 05, 2019, 03:30:36 am »
In Guildford, just out of Castlemaine, we are also in a rain shadow ... but we did manage 35 ml last week, fingers crossed for more.
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