The Tomatoes And Capsicums Bust a Move

Hot on the tails of the cucumbers, which are going nuts (cucumber salad again, then?), the tomatoes and capsicums are busting a move. Thank goodness. You can only look longingly at bunches of green tomatoes for so long. We ate our first Amish Paste tonight and have a couple of Big Beefs on stand-by. The…

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What’s Going on in That Vege Garden?

It's about time for an update on that vege garden of mine. Or at least some of it. All the hot, sunny weather here is helping things to ripen more quickly, but also means I have to spend a lot of time watering. The bamboo tomato¬†tee-pees are holding up well and have a handy side…

Getting Seedy

Spring has definitely sprung, and all a little too fast for me. Usually, I am a little too eager to get things growing. I usually sow my tomato seeds indoors in the latter parts of August, trying to give them a head start. This was sometimes¬†a little too early for the Christchurch climate, but might…