Saturday, April 10, 2010

Silverbeet - Ruby Chard / Swiss Chard 2010


Silverbeet - Ruby Chard

What: Seed (Yates ).
Where: 1 x large rectangular self-watering container.
When: March 2010.

Sown in: Recycled Potting Mix.
Fertiliser: Thin layer of blood and bone 100mm below surface.

Advertised Germination: 10-14 Days.
Actual Germination: 8 Days.

Advertised Maturity: 11-12 Weeks.
Actual Maturity: Picked as young leaves after 5 weeks.

10 April 2010

Rocket on the right.


I've harvested leaves several times for salads.

29 April 2010


These were decimated by caterpillars while I was away on holidays, the END....

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