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Our Golden Buttom Squash are abundant again this year.
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Shaped like a spaceship these scallop edged squash are best picked small and tender. Tasting similar to a zucchini you can roast, pan fry or stuff these beauties plus they are perfect for on the BBQ.
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Seeds available soon.
#gardeningaustralia #summerveggies #growyourown
Evening Sun Sunflower - it feels like these bloom forever 😍
#gardeningaustralia #growyourown #organicseeds
Trialing some new carrots this season, we'll pick the best and replant to grow on for seed. 
#seedsavers #growyourown #organicallygrown
First Daylily for the season! We are starting to experiment with a range of edible flowers. Tried a bud fresh off the plant today, tastes like fresh peas. Does anyone grow/eat these? If so, favourite recipes? ⚠️ Warning - Daylilies may be confused with Lilies which are poisonous, don’t eat anything you can not confidently ID.
#daylily #edibleflowers #daylilies
Braiding garlic is a beautiful way to display your harvest and also make excellent gifts. Full video at bit.ly/braidgarlic #garlic #braidedgarlic #garlicharvest
Next year we will be introducing garlic into our seed lines available on our website and in selected gardening supply stores. Once the garlic is mature we will harvest it, cure it over summer, clean and trim it and package it for sale in February next year. #garlic #growyourown #vegetablegarden #permaculture #kitchengarden #seeds
These are some of the last tomato babies to be potted up with the great expectation of becoming this year’s seed tomatoes.
What are your favourite tomatoes to grow?
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#growyourown
#homegrowntomatoes
#organicallygrown
#seedsaving
San Marzano are the ultimate saucing tomato; rich flavour, few seeds, lots of firm flesh. Don’t let that fool you into thinking they are not also delicious fresh in salads, sandwiches or cooked on pizza or roasted. In fact, they are a great ‘all rounder’ with their saucing quality an added bonus to deal with their prolific production. San Marzano are a bush tomato which is great for those with tight spaces or that want to do minimal trellising. Seeds available online at @heirloom_harvest #tomato #seeds #sanmarzano
A northern Italian heirloom, this Romanesco Broccoli lives up to its hype! You could be tricked by it’s name, as it looks and tastes more like a cauliflower.
It’s spiraling, apple-green heads that form in a Fibonacci pattern are a treat to look at and deliciously creamy to eat.
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#broccoli #gardeningaustralia #vegetablegarden #australianseeds
Anyone who has grown zucchini knows the meaning of the word abundance; these summer staples just keep on giving.
Our Dark Green Zucchini’s ensure that abundance is both delicious and beautiful.  The glossy dark green skin is a stark contrast to their creamy white interior and the big and bright flame coloured flowers are a summer delicacy stuffed and battered.
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Top Tip - Sow zucchini seeds direct in the garden as their tender roots do not like to be transplanted. 
If you must start in containers then use a biodegradable pot that can be transplanted straight into the ground, so not to disturb the roots.
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Although happy sprawling across the ground, if you’re short on space they are equally happy growing vertically on a trellis.
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Continually pick the zucchinis while tender and young. Blink and those babies will be as big as your arm, losing some of their versatility in the kitchen.
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#zucchini #gardeningaustralia #kitchengarden
Our Giant Carentan Leeks are coming along nicely. Equally delicious as baby leeks as big as your pinky, or left to grow as big as your wrist. They are also a beautiful addition to the veggie patch with their striking angular foliage adding something different in the curvy wurvy world of veggies. Top tip - to get nice long white (blanched) stems, grow the seedlings in containers until ~25 cm tall, then poke a hole wide enough to drop the seedling in and ~15cm deep, drop the seedling in and water. Do not fill in the hole, it will fill in itself over time as you water. Seeds available online now. #leek #gardeningaustralia #seeds
Tomatillos! Wow what a unique flavour. The best we can describe it is a mixture of tomatoes, lime and rockmelon, but that does’t do them justice. Traditionally used in salsa verde and other Mexican dishes, we also use them fresh in salads or roasted, they are so versatile. Grow them like you would a tomato, during summer and with support to hold them up, they are vigorous growers. Seeds available on our website. #knowyourseeds #tomatillo #tomatillos