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What Veggies can I grow? New Zealand

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Need some inspiration on what Veggies to grow in your area?

A wide range of fruit and vegetable crops are grown in New Zealand. They include oranges, lemons, avocados and persimmons, which grow in the warm north. Berries, olives and nuts grow in cooler areas.

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What Veggies Can I Grow? Australia

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Need some inspiration on what Veggies to grow in your area?

Australia is huge and has a very diverse set of climates. In the US growing zone terms, climates range from USDA zones 7-12 across the continent. But Australia has its own hardiness zone rating system that differs from the US. The Australian system uses the lowest temperature for an area to create zones from 1 to 7.

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What is Square Foot Gardening?

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Square Foot Gardening has been around for a long time but it is still new to many gardeners. This guide will teach you the key points of this unique gardening approach.

Square Foot Gardening has been around since 1981. It was created as an approach to grow more vegetables per square foot of ground.
In summary, Square Foot Gardening is the approach of separating vegetable beds into 1-foot square sections. Plants are added to each section rather than sown in rows as they were traditionally grown.

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7 ways your smartphone can help you garden

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iPhones, Android on Windows Phones can all help you in the garden or allotment.  Here's how...

Disconnecting (from digital world) is a big plus for gardening. I have often left my phone at home to allow me to get away from it all and focus on the task a hand. But there are many benefits to taking your smartphone with you. This article points to some areas where you may find your smartphone beneficial.

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8 signs of an allotment obsession

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Is your allotment taking over the rest of your life?  Is it always on you mind? You might have an Allotment Obsession.

I've had an interest in allotments and growing fruit and veg for approximately 10 years. In that time I've noticed signs that show I'm a true allotment fanatic. Initially I thought it a phase, but I've been seeing these signs for a couple years. So I guess it's not and I've officially gone 'native' in the allotment world. The drive and interest is certainly still there.

I thought I'd share these signs and see if any one has noticed the same or similar experiance:

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