Harvest in the Garden! November Garden Share Collective

Once again it’s time for the garden share collective. I’m without a computer so this post is from my tablet, so please forgive any typos or formating issues. I also haven’t gottem copying and pasting down yet either.

The garden has been growing and it’s exciting too look back and see how far it has come in the past month.

 

Garden Overview

 

Here’s the garden a month ago.

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Just look at it now!

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Root Bed

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There’s a lot of growth here compared to last month:

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Here the carrots are growing well.

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I planted half a row more of each variety this month.

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The beetroots and silverbeet are growing very well, and I harvested some for dinner on monday night, Our first harvest from the garden excluding herbs

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Legume Bed

Here things are growing. Nothing new planted or harvested.

last month:

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and this month. You can see I’ve built a frame for the peas and beans to grow up.

 

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Brassica Bed

Last month it looked like this.

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You can see things are growing. I’ve harvested some of the salad leaves and planted some more out.

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After this photo was taken I moved a few of the lettuces that were a bit squished together.

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Fruit Bed

there’s been some exciting growth here! First lets take a look at last month:

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And now:

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The cucumber has grown! We errected a frame for it to grow over out of some scrap and I’m glad we did.

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The capsicums are growing slowly but doing much better after I transplanted them.

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The marigolds have started to flower.

 

The best of the tomatoes that I grew from seed have been potted on and the vest of those planted out, but only two were destined for this bed, one of the Hierloom mis and one of the artisan mix.

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There’s still some really strong looking ones that I’d love to find a place for if I can. I only hope that it’s not too late to plant them out as all my tomatoes bought as seedlings are fruiting!

 

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Pumpkin Patch

There sur

e has been growth here!!! Compare last month

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to this

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The pumpkin patch has gone nuts! We have been polinating flowers by hand.

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Melon Patch

Here there has been growth from this

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to this

 

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The Ditch by the Fence

Nothing much was happening here last month, except the corn was growing and we planted a loganberry.

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The corn is growing and the logan berry is fine.

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I’ve planted some of the tomato seedlings in the left over space.

 

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On the to do list is mukching and continuing to plant more salads. I also will be planting out more beetroots. The fence needs to be finished still and the chicken coop still needs to be done.

Weekend update

This weekend’s update will be late as I’m not spending the weekend in my future home. Instead I’m spending it packing up the last of my things to move in for good! I’ll soon be living in sin, or, as my great aunt puts it ‘trying before I buy.’ I start a new job on the 10th so want to be all set up by then.

I went over Wednesday with some things and spent Thursday unpacking and organising. I got to spend a little time in the garden watering but didn’t get any photos. The pumpkins are looking good and while she was there my young man’s mother showed him how to fertilise the flowers with a paintbrush so we shall hopefully get some pumpkins.  Actually, looking at the photos from last weekend, everything had grown a LOT by Thursday and I expect that by Monday when I will get out into the garden to water and (hopefully) take some photos it will have grown some more.

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