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  • Photo-upload-437680?1440904082
    29 Aug 2015
    There’s been plenty of rain recently which has helped everything look luscious. Temperatures have been low, on average, this August, so I think things are slower than usual, but it’s getting there. Very much looking forward to my Canna...

    Outdoor garden

    Rainy 17°C / 63°F
  • Photo-upload-437759?1441052425
    30 Aug 2015
    Today, the very last day of August 2015, I harvested some yellow tomatoes from the greenhouse on Gerry’s allotment. On Sunday when we met at church Gerry told me he had picked some already to take home. As I hadn’t been down to the all...

    Yellow Tomatoes in greenhouse Harvesting and Greenhouse 2015 garden

    Rainy 16°C / 61°F
  • Photo-upload-437774?1441055966
    30 Aug 2015
    The two Fig trees on Gerry’s allotment plot 59B have figs that are now ripening – at least 7 years after he planted the trees. They were tiny things the year I first saw them & I wasn’t at all sure they would live the year. I...

    Fig trees Harvesting and Allotment Plot 59B 2015 garden

    Rainy 16°C / 61°F
  • Photo-upload-437877?1441272214
    06 Aug 2015
    I harvested a few lemons a couple of weeks back. Our house guest was cooking and asked if I had any lemon, so I went out to the tree and picked a few. Two of the lemons were more rounded and warty than the more usual lemons and I put the misshap...

    Lemon Harvesting and [09] Fruit Tree and Food garden

    Partly Cloudy 28°C / 82°F
  • 04 Sep 2015

    Mostly Cloudy 2°C / 36°F
  • Photo-upload-437645?1440806491
    27 Aug 2015
    Now I need more names for my sprouting/ budding baby Xie’s

    Roxie & Moxie Blooming and Pots near back window garden

    Sunny
  • Photo-upload-437224?1440024372
    28 Aug 2015
    These beans are growing very fast and I hope to have the tipie full of beans this time. This tipie is being there for about three seasons and nothing seems to grow good on that bed. We’ll see this time. My husband made another, taller trel...

    Yard Long Beans and Back of the Barn garden

    Clear 24°C / 75°F
  • Photo-upload-437225?1440024552
    28 Aug 2015
    These cow peas are now showing true leaves and pretty soon they will be climbing on the trellis.

    Cow Pea Red Ripper and Back of the Barn garden

    Clear 24°C / 75°F
  • 28 Aug 2015
    Some of these have sprouted. I’ll say I have in excess of 5 more plants. I love these flavorful peppers for my “sofrito”.

    Aji Dulce and Starter Place garden

    Clear 24°C / 75°F