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September

Phew what a scorcher!

Although this morning’s haul from the vegetable garden looks pretty abundant, overall it’s been a poor year for produce from my potager …

September, at last

As I write we have just had a huge rainstorm. Our tanks are overflowing and the garden has perked up no end. …

Seed collection No 2 – Physalis

Our edible physalis, Physalis peruviana, or Inca Berries, have been delicious this year. The plants are so strong I wondered if they could be …

Seed collection No 1 – Shungiku

 Just harvested a couple of packets of chop suey greens seeds (Chrysanthemum coronarium). They were excellent this year – we had dozens …

September Spray with Bordeaux mixture once after picking but before leaf fall and a second time when about half the leaves have fallen. → 8 September 2013