There’s a lot of big stuff going on around here at the moment. A baby on the way, Operation BAH (Buy a House) underway and big temperatures nurturing big vegetables in the garden. Today is the first day of ‘Autumn’, but it’s 28degC. As for those veges… I can barely look at tomatoes anymore. Their constant … More Big Stuff
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 … More The Tomatoes And Capsicums Bust a Move
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 … More What’s Going on in That Vege Garden?
It seems like everyone grows capsicums and chillies in Hamilton. On Saturday, I joined them. I was delighted when I found out that I could grow capsicums here. There wasn’t exactly heaps of space left in the vege garden, but I managed to fit in six ‘Purple Beauty’ capsicum plants, found at Bunnings. When I got to the … More Trying Out Capsicums