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growing vegetables: week 11, WOO HOO

14 November 2010 2,069 views One Comment

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I’ve been a bit remiss with the little things and left them to the force of nature. Fortunately there’s been a helluva lotta rain and sun :) So when I came to check in (and really, the pots are in my back yard, there’s no reason for this to have taken SO long!) things had moved on a bit…

One of the herbs – I spose I could’ve tasted to see which it is – has started bursting through, and really I’m quite proud. I have one solitary lettuce. Which is good but makes the rest look pathetic. And the rest are still green fuzz. Rather upsettingly (word?) the bursting herb had a big footprint right across the pot! Who’d step on my plants? What a loser? And, double loser the little things have survived anyway, ha.

So, not only did I inspect, move and chat with the little things, I also fed them. I’d bought the food when I did the Big Shop and it’s been sitting in the laundry/sports room/shed. So I open this stuff and jaaaysus did it smell, and it’s black sludgy, and did it smell?? So I threw it in the watering can got it sprayed on the pots quick sharp and got outta there fast as I could. Apparently I’m sposed to do that once a week. We’ll see.

My next thing is how long to leave before I plant new seeds in these pots. I don’t really get how that would work. Do I empty out the current dirt or just stick seeds in there alongside the seeds that haven’t worked? And how long do I wait to do that anyway? And I don’t really know where I went wrong with this batch so is there any point…

Oh, p.s. the gerberas at work died. The meeting room is either greenhouse warm or aircon cold and I don’t think they could take anymore. Shame. However, the other day I did rescue the spathiphyllum from droopiness :) This was the same day I had to take Larry to the mechanics because I hadn’t put water in him. There’s a theme here isn’t there…

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previous gardening posts

Growing vegetables: week 1
Growing vegetables: week 2
Growing vegetables: week 3
Growing vegetables: week 4, action at last
Growing vegetables: week 6, not much more action

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