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 →

Peppers: indoor vs outdoor growing

So it turns out peppers prefer to be grown indoors, or at least it gives them a head start over their outdoor counterparts. Although the ones that are growing outdoors are starting to set some fruits, there are definitely lots more on the plants in the greenhouse, and the peppers are generally larger. This is... Continue Reading →

The peppers are starting to set

We have peppers and chillies! They may not have long set, but they are definitely starting to take shape. These are the Basket of Fire chillies which have got quite a few chillies forming now, and lots more flowers still to be pollinated! We feel like they already look very spicy!! Next up, we've got the Redskin which... Continue Reading →

Putting some of the time I’m not spending commuting to good use

We've been a bit quiet on here for the past few months - we bought our first house last October, and a lot of our time since then has been spent doing various bits and pieces to do with the renovation of that! We won't bore you with too much of the detail, but hope... Continue Reading →

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