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Bedraggled be gone!

The other day the pepper plants looked like they might still be functioning. Today they looked like this: So, to the compost bin they went. I’m happy about this as it means I can now move on. Or rather the … Continue reading

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Summer lives on

Personally, I’m really pleased that it has cooled down – new coat and boots which I couldn’t wear if it was roasting – and the vegetables don’t seem to have blinked an eyelid at the change to autumn. That’s all … Continue reading

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The beginnings of a sweet pepper

In view of the fact that it is going to be blustery today, I decided to start in the garden by staking up the tomato plants where needed. I also cut off the lower branches to get sun to the … Continue reading

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They’re chilli peppers!

I’ve been looking at one of my pepper plants for a while now, wondering why the fruit refused to grow. The plant has been nibbled by aphids – the lemon peel insecticide didn’t work and I kept picking the aphids … Continue reading

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The smell of orange in the morning

I had to throw one of my indoor pepper plants on the compost the other day because it was totally infested with aphids. I had hoped that all the other pepper plants dotted about the house (four of them) would … Continue reading

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Peppers popping

After a week that looks like this    I was very pleased yesterday morning to see these    If the weather forecast is as predicted, they should be feeling more comfortable from now on. That said, the outdoor cucumbers have … Continue reading

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The red cayenne pepper

I’ve been growing cayenne pepper for months and have eaten a few fruit green. None of them seems to want to turn red, however, so I was overjoyed just now when I went to water the plants and discovered that … Continue reading

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