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Re: Sustainable Table
« Reply #15 on: January 21, 2011, 11:15:20 AM »
Thank you. :) It is fun and hard work. Even though we installed a drip system, I like watering by hand (not in the summer though) because it gives me time to reflect. 

yessssssssss! :)

Those Purple Haze carrots are cool! I wanna grow some now too.

There's only one other thing I want to grow based solely on looks.. It's Moon and Stars watermelon. It may not even be the best varietly for my area.. but I don't flipping care.. it's too cool looking ::)




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« Reply #16 on: January 22, 2011, 10:30:18 PM »
Skadi,

I posted two pics of my backyard in the members only section.


There's only one other thing I want to grow based solely on looks.. It's Moon and Stars watermelon. It may not even be the best varietly for my area.. but I don't flipping care.. it's too cool looking ::)
Those are so cool! I want to try those as well.

We tried to grow seedless watermelon, but they only grew thumbnail size, turned black and died. :'( Our cantaloupe did well, though.  :)

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« Reply #17 on: January 27, 2011, 02:37:03 AM »
well its will soon be February and i will start some seeds growing.
Chilli's most definitely and some rocket lettuce.
we have a fantastic nursery near me that sells most veg at very cheap prices
as seedlings.

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« Reply #18 on: January 27, 2011, 05:53:02 AM »
well its will soon be February and i will start some seeds growing.


But it's snowing again now >:(
Don't put off until tomorrow, what you can put off until the day after.

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« Reply #19 on: January 27, 2011, 07:25:59 AM »
Now that goldshirt mentioned chiles I remember an incredible variety I planted once. An aunt of mine gave me a few of these chiles and I took the seeds and planted them and they grew and gave this lovely peppers. They're all gone now, Idkw, must've put them in the wrong spot or didn't water them enough.
The thing is they're not only beautiful, but they're hot as hell and they have a lot of flesh. To me they resemble flowers (and the Spanish name says so too) but in English I've found them as Bishop's Crown or Friar's Hat.

 



The plant is small, it can perfectly grow in a pot. That last one must've gotten a prize or something.  :D

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« Reply #20 on: January 27, 2011, 07:58:48 AM »

Right now I am a chili freak.  I had an ulcer or 2 a few years ago and had to be cautious (as I should still be), but during the winter I just can't get enough of them. Or the summer for that matter..
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« Reply #21 on: January 30, 2011, 05:03:38 AM »
Right now I am a chili freak.  I had an ulcer or 2 a few years ago and had to be cautious (as I should still be), but during the winter I just can't get enough of them. Or the summer for that matter..
grow some. ;)
very easy to grow , similar to tomato how you pinch out the fresh shoots

if you leave it too late then nothing

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« Reply #22 on: January 30, 2011, 03:45:09 PM »
grow some. ;)
very easy to grow , similar to tomato how you pinch out the fresh shoots

if you leave it too late then nothing

I have to admit, I have done many things in my life but growing stuff was not one of them.  I swear that what I planted last year actually made the patch I planted in more baron.  I am going to give it another go this year and I'm hoping that I can cultivate enough to make at least 2 sandwiches (last year I struggled to make 1).
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« Reply #23 on: January 30, 2011, 04:28:56 PM »
Just make a raised bed. It will be way easier for you.

Peppers are one of the things I haven't narrowed down. I think I want to grow serrano and jalapeno.

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Re: Sustainable Table
« Reply #24 on: March 26, 2011, 02:42:48 AM »
scotch bonnet's are easy to grow.jalape?o as well are easy
i grow in pots  due to dodgy weather in the uk.
heat is a must .

i lost all of my Rosemary over the winter  :'( :'(
must go and buy some more. i use a lot with cooking and i need to make some more chilli oil for the pizza's and pasta  ;D
i dont buy this oil ready made as it is so garlic smelling  :-\

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Re: Sustainable Table
« Reply #25 on: May 27, 2012, 08:37:04 AM »
I'm hoping my Round Carrot carry s on growing as it has been . with our cold snap i was scared they would bolt and go to seed. so far so good.
http://www.southernharvest.com.au/seed/carrot-french-round

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« Reply #26 on: May 27, 2012, 08:42:26 AM »
How cute are those!! I hope they grow well, goldie.