Tag Archives: Mustard

RTBG Wednesday 21 October 2020

Since Thursday this week was a gazetted public holiday and that therefore our Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) Food Garden Coordinator would be absent, we decided to volunteer on Wednesday.  Six of us arrived ready for action. I enjoyed my … Continue reading

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RTBG on Thursday 24 Sept- part 3 of 3

While I pulled Flick Weed/Bitter Cress ‘weeds’ from beneath the tea bushes, other fellow volunteers were hard at work elsewhere in the Food Garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG). A selection of brassicas, large purple leafed mustards and … Continue reading

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Another RTBG day

While I wasn’t able to join my gardening friends at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) on Thursday as usual, seven of our team turned up plus a newbie and everyone worked in the Food Garden with their usual commitment … Continue reading

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New microgreens

Starting in late July, I filled pots with good soil and sprinkled seeds on each – some old and past their use-by-date knowing they may not germinate, and others collected last year which should grow well. I sowed chilli, mustard, … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 16th May 2019 – remembering

For my first week volunteering at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) you can read about eggplant, garlic and feijoa here. In my second week, I picked olives, planted two different kinds of mustard under the olive trees, cleared out … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 10 October 2019

Need you ask what the weather was like?  No – you don’t need to ask.  Of course the sky was gorgeously blue with the occasional glowing white cloud, the sun was warm even hot in parts of the Food Garden, … Continue reading

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