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Chilli Harvest

Last year I made a dried string of chillies,  all harvested from one plant. We’re still eating from that dried string. Okay, we get a lot of fresh chillies through the year as well, but one plant really can keep us … Continue reading

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Winter Vegetable Garden

The 4 rows of vegetable beds are pretty full right now. They contain (top to bottom): Cauliflower, rocket, lettuce, radishes, peas Kohlrabi, kale Potatoes, silverbeet, basil (old and bountiful), cauliflower Eggplant, peppers, spinach, onions (all ancient and poor producers) and … Continue reading

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Chilli Surplus

Chilli plant One of our chilli plants just doesn’t give up. Who cares if it’s the dead of winter? Not our plant. (Note the basil just to the right of the chilli plant. It’s not giving up either.) Frank and I … Continue reading

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Seeds sprouting

Seedlings are starting to appear from the seeds I put in trays 3 days ago. On the left the rocket is sprouting and on the right is my lettuce. I’m keeping the trays damp and not in direct sun. And, … Continue reading

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Dinner harvest

This afternoon’s harvest looks pretty good. Some saved before the critters could eat it (both of these cukes have bite marks and the tomatoes are clearly proving to be a crowd pleaser because all they need is a blush of … Continue reading

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New Sprouts

These rocket sprouts came up yesterday, that’s 3 days after planting as opposed to the 6 predicted on the package. A couple of the radish types sprouted as well (below are sprouts from the scarlet globe package).  Those spring onions … Continue reading

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Weeding day

This creepy spider (Ithink it’s a huntsman, maybe a wolf?) seems to have made a home in some of the new growth on the orange tree that Frank hacked and then the aphids infested. I thought he was a cute … Continue reading

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Veggies

Tomatoes and radishes, from seedlings (maybe a month ago) and seeds (1 month and 2 weeks) respectively. There are some peppers of unknown varieties in the centre, courtesy of the tenants. Update 4 May 2011: Tomatoes grew well and produced … Continue reading

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