Latest progress in the greenhouse

As well as the tomatoes, we also have some cucumbers and peppers growing in the greenhouse. And we have our first pepper, Redskin formed. The rest of the plants all have plenty of flowers on, but we haven't found any more peppers that have formed yet. We are keeping our eyes peeled though! The Striped... Continue Reading →

Courgette and pepper update

It was time to start potting up our second sowing of courgettes and some peppers into their lifetime pots last weekend. We've got a couple of new varieties of courgettes we're trying here: Eight Ball, Astia and Black Forest. They all produce slightly different fruit shapes, sizes and colours, but are all designed for growing... Continue Reading →

Colourful capsicums

Since the last update, the peppers have just kept coming. It's helped by the warm sunny weather, meaning the peppers are ripening fast. Within a week, the D'Asti Giallo pepper has completely ripened. I'm extremely proud of my first ever homegrown bell pepper! In connected news, the next one is ripening. So fingers crossed this... Continue Reading →

A series of unfortunate events

In the gardening world (or in life generally, to be honest), you can't have everything go exactly to plan. Although overall, we're having a very good growing season and are enjoying lots of tasty produce that we've been growing. However, we wanted to share a couple of things that haven't gone quite (or at all!)... Continue Reading →

The peppers are starting to ripen!

It's been a long wait, but the peppers are starting to ripen. Well...one variety is, the Snackbite. We've grown this variety before and they're absolutely delicious, so very much looking forward to trying this one out in the next few days once its fully ripened. In other pepper news, the Basket of Fire are clearly... Continue Reading →

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