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Richard Watson Full Member

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South Island - New Zealand
Karma:
20
Age:
58
Location:
South Island - New Zealand
Favorite Crops:
Carrots, Potatoes, Parsnip, Garlic, Onions, Camote and many many more
Current Breeding Projects:
Carrots, Parsnips, Garlic, Onions and latest project Camote
Climate:
Temperate maritime though slightly more extreme due to being located in an inland valley, annual rainfall around 500mm falling mostly during winter, nowadays frost free for around 150days, was around 100 days 17 years ago
Soil Type:
Half metre of light loam soil on alluvial shingle base
Date Registered:
2018-10-11, 12:55:04 PM
Local Time:
2019-11-13, 11:02:48 AM
Last Active:
Today at 09:45:58 AM
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Changeable year round climate with warming winters - just under 500mm average yearly rainfall. 20 years of soil improvements plus sub soil top soil reversal means my garden beds are about half metre deep. Below that is 100's of metres of alluvial out wash from the Southern
alps.