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Potatoes

Potatoes

…nd Potash are also favourites of potatoes. Seed potatoes should be planted 10cm deep and approximately 30-35cm apart, with rows 60cm apart. Avoid using any old potato that has sprouted in your pantry a…

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

…es and not enough tubers). Sweet potatoes don’t need much water and are vigorous with a habit of scrambling through the garden like pumpkin. Harvest once the leaves start to yellow. The longer yo…

July in your garden

July in your garden

…e taller ones will need staking. Potatoes have a different taste and texture altogether when dug freshly out of the ground. Choose a variety you like and then grow your own. It is best to use seed pota…

Tomatoes

Tomatoes

…ve Tomatoes, but may also attack potatoes, tamarillos, beans, corn and passion fruit. Fruit is still edible as they don’t pierce large holes or nest inside. As for what to do, the organic method is to…

Eggplant

Eggplant

…plants in the same garden bed as potatoes, as bacterial wilt of potatoes which is caused by a soil-borne bacterium also affects eggplants. Maximising Yields One way to increase fruiting is to create mo…

Companion Planting

Companion Planting

…eeks, Tomatoes, Dwarf Beans Carrots: Lettuce, Peas, Leeks, Chives, Onions, Cucumbers, Beans Broadbeans: Potatoes, Peas, Beans Tomatoes: Asparagus, Parsley, Broccoli, Sweet Basil Sweet Corn: Potatoes, P…

August in your garden

August in your garden

…cellent month to plant your seed potatoes, asparagus, strawberries and rhubarb. Use only seed potatoes to avoid introducing diseases into the soil. Asparagus will last for years and years so choose an…

May in your garden

May in your garden

…ave room in your garden for seed potatoes, rhubarb, garlic, and asparagus which will be available in winter (some garlic has been available since March). Mushrooms Autumn is a good time for mushrooms t…

Leeks

Leeks

…tuce, cabbage or peas, but avoid potatoes as the soil is too loose and leeks do better planted into a firm base soil. Crop rotation will aid in reducing pests and diseases. There are two ways of growin…

September in your garden

September in your garden

…rb and asparagus as well as seed potatoes. Pruning black passionfruit is recommended now if it threatens to outgrow its allotted space. Cut away the main bulk of leaves and small branches. They are hea…

Peas

Peas

…od companion plants for peas are potatoes, radishes, carrots and turnips. Members of the onion family, such as shallots, onions and garlic are bad companions, as their roots exude antibiotic compounds…

Insect Repellent Plants

Insect Repellent Plants

…fennel, eggplants, capsicum and potatoes (encourages disease). Natural Bug Recipes If you are keen to make your own natural sprays then try these recipes. Use 2 tablespoons of white wine vinegar in a…

Garden Pest Control

Garden Pest Control

…ed for vegetables such as beans, potatoes, tomatoes, peas and fruit crops such as grapes, apples, pears, cherries, peaches, plums and prunes. Sulphur has the potential to cause plant injury in dry hot…

Strawberries

Strawberries

…anted where tomatoes, eggplants, potatoes, capsicums or chillies have been for at least three years as, being a caring, sharing lot; they have a tendency to pass on a strawberry slaying disease. Mould…

Pepino (Melon Shrub)

…family (Tomatoes, eggplants and potatoes). It is a tough perennial bush which will produce fruit for a period of months during the warmer time of the year. The fruit, which is shaped like a giant egg,…

Grow Tunnels

Grow Tunnels

…with his success. He reckons his potatoes are unbelievable, that the growth is way beyond his expectations. Hyperbole aside – it does seem a good way to jump start the season, and give those toma…

Tamarillos

Tamarillos

…matoes, eggplants, capsicums and potatoes. It isn’t all that well known here in Oz, although if you ask a relative or friend from New Zealand, they will soon want to be your best bud when they hear you…

Bush Tomato

Bush Tomato

…rld with tomatoes, eggplants and potatoes. It has representatives in the Australian flora. The so called “Bush Tomato or Desert Raisin” is Solanum centrale (also called Kutjera) which inhab…

Produce Gardening in Small Spaces

Produce Gardening in Small Spaces

…o walls or hung from a hook, and potatoes can be grown in plastic rubbish bins or specially designed bags. If you have paving or brick areas only, growing bags and pots can be placed directly onto thes…