Tropic Prince Peach blossoming – lots of pics

The bees love my little peach trees! There’s always one or two bees buzzing around every time I go out to check on my garden. The Tropic Beauty Peach flowered a few weeks before this Tropic Prince. This one is the tropic prince tree. Flowers on the Tropic Beauty are almost done and the leaves…

Potting up Mango from seed.

My mango seed #2 is looking good. I know most people will wait until it starts rooting and growing leaves before putting it in soil but I have had bad success transferring sprouting seeds in that way so I decided to pot it up already. Also there is some debate as to which direction to…

A Happy Bee came to visit my Peach Blossoms!

How cool! I managed to see a little bee doing its magic and pollinating my Tropic Beauty peach flowers. So many flowers have opened now, they’re so pretty. Nice to think they are naturally pollinated by this little guy, as usually I literally give nature a hand and hand pollinate with a little stick. Here…

Tropic Beauty Peach pretty flowers

I always love the look of peach blossoms on a bare tree. Esp. My little container trees. Can’t wait for these to become tasty fruit 🙂

Mango from seed sprouting already!

The first attempt seed is still not doing anything after three days in the ziplock bag. However, attempt #2 which I only started yesterday is already sprouting! It soaked in water for a little over 24 hrs and I just wrapped it in a damp paper towel and put it in a ziplock. Check out…

Growing mango from seed. Attempt #2

I checked on the mango seed I started a couple of days ago (First attempt) and the paper towel was all brown so I changed it out with a fresh one. That seed was dark brownish in some areas when I pulled him out. As I don’t know if this was normal, and I still…

Tropic Prince Peach – Trellis Trained Container Tree

When I bought this Tropic Prince Peach from Home depot last year, I really wasn’t expecting much from it. This is what it looked like back then. As you can see, many lateral branches with many flower buds waiting to open. Here it is again with Peaches on it Not bad for a $10 experiment!…

Bolivian Rainbow peppers chili oil

These little firey peppers stayed on the the plant until they all turned red and started getting wrinkly before I realized I should do something with them. As i had a big handful of homegrown peppers and no immediate use for them, I decided to make chili oil as they were too spice to add…

NEW container fruit trees for 2012. Pineapple Guava PHOTOS

I bought two of these plants recently from different stores. they look a little different  but both were pretty cheap for fruit trees.I read that you need two to pollinate each other. They make pretty little patio trees. Hope they will bear fruit this year although I have never even seen or eaten a pineapple…