Ben wrote:Hi Rui Sousa
I never had much luck with tomatoes either. However, I hope to have some luck this year. I purchased six seedlings from a hardware store and some of those I've kept indoors for about a month while the weather warms a little. I've also got about 100 seeds in a germination tray, but I'm concerned that it might be a bit late for them. The main issue I've had with tomatoes have been insects which have had a feast of the leaves or the crop. I'm not inclined to use pesticide.
Some years ago when i was living in Melboune, I had a vegetable garden in my backyard. I grew some 'heirloom' varieties of carrots which were great. Lots of unusual shapes and different coloured carrots from white to purple. Lots of flavour. Some were more woody then others - though that could have been the poor soil and trying to grow vegetables during a drought!
Yesterday I planted approx 32 potato seeds (kipfler and desiree), 3 golden nugget pumpkin seedlings, capsicum, chilli, eggplant and bok choi.
Ben wrote:I'm glad to hear it Sarath.
I'm not sure what happened to last year's crop. My work contract finished before harvest so I don't know what was successful.
I haven't planted anything in my own yard because of its aspect. However, I might put n some melon seeds and see of they come up. I might also plant some pumpkins.
Good mousers.greenthumb wrote: . . . chickens . . .
greenthumb wrote:@Cooran per the tradition of my culture and upbringing I butcher them.
Ben wrote:greenthumb wrote:@Cooran per the tradition of my culture and upbringing I butcher them.
May I suggest you try a mycoprotein alternative to chicken.
It's very delicious and your chickens will love you for it.
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