Growstuff helps you track what you're harvesting from your home garden and see how productive it is.
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New code release
After a long hiatus, we've just released new code to the site. This is mostly security fixes and upgrades to new versions of the libraries and gems we depend on. It should also fix the sign-up issue and mean we send emails again. Volunteers welcome to help out now we're getting things into shape!
can"t request new crops
When I try to request new crops (https://www.growstuff.org/crops/new), I get a message that says, "We're sorry, but something went wrong." I have successfully requested new crops in the past. My apologies if you get spammed with multiple copies of crop requests, I tried a few times.
Hi all, Daniel here. I’m a backyard gardener based in Melbourne, Australia. I started growing veggies in 2016 and since then became passionate about permaculture and all things sustainability. I've been working on a marketplace for local seed savers in Australia called [Local Seeds](https://ww...
What's up with the statistics on this plant - Median Lifespan 23 days?? It's saying my plants should have finished weeks ago when they're not even ready for harvest yet
harvesting the bigger kūmara
We've just harvested the [kūmara](crop). It needs a warm summer, and this was the first summer we've grown it in a raised garden bed instead of a bag. At first, I thought it was a failure. I poked around the roots and found nothing. We pull out the greenery, and there was only a half dozen sma...
Keeping the bugs away with coffee
Ants, slugs, and snails don't much like coffee. But worms do like it. If, like me, you have an abundance of coffee grounds from staying home, you can sprinkle the [coffee](crop) around the vege to deter these creatures. It also fertilizes the plants and disappears into the soil after a few weeks.
pandemic baking - use for those eggshells
There's so much baking going on here, stuck at home under the nationwide pandemic lockdown -- and when we can get eggs we end up with many eggshells. These can be crushed and placed around the base of brassica like [cabbage](crop) and [broccoli](crop). Snails and slugs don't like slithering over ...
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New user feedback
Have been looking for a decent "vegetable garden diary" for a while and have recently discovered this site, Am using it in parallel with another whilst I decide whether either is usable or whether the only alternative is to spend time building my own. Critical issues for me which may lead me away...
Growing well and germinations
Upper greenhouse Radishes growing well, [coriander](crop), [basil](crop), [spring onion](crop)s and mixed [lettuce](crop)/salad leaves all germinated and growing. Patio greenhouse Tigerella [tomato](crop)es many germinated, small plants still only two seedling leaves Pepper Etiuda germinati...
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The nets are up
Due to the pandemic lockdown, I can't go to the hardware store to get things. I've been in semi-isolation since the start of march, and we've been in nationwide lockdown since last week. I needed to set up the nets to keep out the white butterfly. I've had to be creative and i've had to recycl...
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Selfies with the harvest.
this is one way to amuse us while in nationwide pandemic lock down ![image](https://farm66.staticflickr.com/65535/49718062366_839e9cd493_z.jpg)
new logo concept
Miss 10 made this artwork, as a concept our new logo.