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Old 14-05-2010, 01:49 AM posted to aus.gardens
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Default First frost and harvest

We had our first frost two nights ago. I had pulled all the pumpkins out a
few days ago and harvested the rosellas on the exact last day (yea!) and the
last tomatoes and capsicum. The remnants look really sad, so much bare
earth, so many sagging stems. I hope the beans hang on until some of the
seeds are ripe. The sweet potatoes look like a tractor went over the top
several times, all that is above ground is green mush. Now I just need
somebody to dig them up, let's see: strong back, weak mind, hmmmmmm... It
is time to lift the ginger, tumeric, galangal and Jerusalem artichokes too.

Yesterday we made rosella jam. Vibrant purple! Yum!

David


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Old 14-05-2010, 07:43 PM posted to aus.gardens
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g'day david,

ginger can be left in if heavily mulched, in warm temeperate and into
tropics gal-n-gal is frost hardy and all but ever green. but yes the
brassica's are the crops now we plant ours around march to april.



On Fri, 14 May 2010 10:49:27 +1000, "David Hare-Scott"
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Matthew 25:13 KJV
"Watch therefore, for ye know neither
the day nor the hour wherein the Son
of man cometh"

len

With peace and brightest of blessings,

"Be Content With What You Have And
May You Find Serenity and Tranquillity In
A World That You May Not Understand."

http://www.lensgarden.com.au/


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