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Perennial vegetables in cold climates

That Kale looks fabulous Cesar - i'm sure it would grow in the Queenstown region and survive the frosts - any ideas about what else might work this far south?See More
Aug 29, 2014
CesarZ replied to alexaforbes's discussion Perennial vegetables in cold climates in the group Perennial Vegetables
"Yes, the D'aubenton Kale can grow in the Queenstown region as it is very hardy. Any of the napus kales that were bred by Tim Peters would do well down there as they were selectively bred to withstand up to -20 while the oleracea kales selected…"
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Perennial vegetables in cold climates

That Kale looks fabulous Cesar - i'm sure it would grow in the Queenstown region and survive the frosts - any ideas about what else might work this far south?See More
Aug 29, 2014
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Perennial Vegetables

A group for all those interested in growing perennial vegetables. Join us to discuss the existing perennial crops and the breeding/improvement/development of new and exciting crops, share ideas and share plant materials.See More
Aug 29, 2014
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Sep 5, 2012
alexaforbes replied to Megan's discussion Available in the group HARVEST Community Garden Queenstown
"Horse poo - email me at alexaforbes@me.com"
Sep 5, 2012
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Sep 5, 2012
Megan left a comment for alexaforbes
"think of all the great mulch you'll have. Will give you a call and drop around some tree onions and bring my seed box to see if there's anything you want. Have lots of goodies given to me by ooooby friends :)"
Sep 5, 2011
alexaforbes posted a status
"Got lots of lovely little seed pots now - thank you megan for fab demo. Just need to get seeds in them now."
Sep 5, 2011
Megan left a comment for alexaforbes
"hello Alexa, welcome! I'll give you a call to arrange a time for a personal demonstration but meanwhile this is where I learnt to to fold them from :)) Looking forward to seeing lots of photos of your vegetable garden."
Aug 27, 2011
alexaforbes posted a status
"Have been trying to figure out how to make origami newspaper seedling containers. Megan showed me, but I failed to master the technique!"
Aug 27, 2011
alexaforbes is now a member of Ooooby
Aug 27, 2011

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Suburb
Frankton
Post / Zip Code
9300
I am a...
Gardener
I can offer
Poultry sitting, Preserving
Food Growing Skill Level
Moderate
Experience and Qualifications
Lots of years in the garden
I am interested in...
Buying Local Food, Bartering Local Food, Learning, Preserving, Helping Others, WWOOFA Hosting
Tell us about your garden and what you're growing
I share gardening with my neighbour. We've got two large gardens and three or four smaller plots. A greenhouse, a chookhouse with 7 chickens and a few productive fruit trees (apples, pears, plums and nectarines)

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At 8:34pm on September 5, 2011, Megan said…
think of all the great mulch you'll have. Will give you a call and drop around some tree onions and bring my seed box to see if there's anything you want. Have lots of goodies given to me by ooooby friends :)
At 11:00pm on August 27, 2011, Megan said…
hello Alexa, welcome! I'll give you a call to arrange a time for a personal demonstration but meanwhile this is where I learnt to to fold them from :)) Looking forward to seeing lots of photos of your vegetable garden.
 
 
 

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