All gardeners dream of summer extending itself into October. Just when the tomato and chilli plants are producing ripe fruit and have loads of green fruit, a few extra weeks …Read More about Summer’s end
Archives for September 2017
Nasturtiums Gallery 2017
Originally from South America, nasturtiums have a culinary and medical history. The leaves and flowers are edible with a tangy taste similar to pepper. Used in salads and soups they …Read More about Nasturtiums Gallery 2017
Which cherry tomatoes?
Cherry tomatoes are thought to be an intermediate type between a wild tomato and the domestic garden tomato. These small (cherry size) tomatoes grow on long vines (up to 3 …Read More about Which cherry tomatoes?
Doing a bit of kitchen gardening in the city provides access to fresh produce on a daily basis. While being able to pull together a fresh salad from the garden …Read More about Kitchen gardening
The best paste tomatoes
The San Marzano paste tomato is considered the best heirloom variety for sauces and making paste. Originally from Italia, the San Marzano and its cousin the Roma are the two …Read More about The best paste tomatoes
The weather forecast for the next few weeks shows a drop in temperature and quite a bit of rain. This is not ideal for finishing chilli peppers. Most the plants …Read More about Chilli weather