Veggies in every space possible! Celery and kale May 2018

So I have an original planter which is now shaded by a giant banana tree which hasn’t been doing too much. I am trying some green veggies that maybe could survive without full sun and could be harvested as needed. Let’s see how these goes. I have a Japanese pepper in there left over from…

Vegetable planter :) wow!

Feb 14th 2017 April 1st above! Still so neat! I just added the trellis for the tomatoes since I don’t have a cage. And this below is April 19th. Only 18 days from when I put the trellis in and now you can barely see it! Growth is insane! The squash is turning into a…

Small but colourful September harvest

The onions have been curing for a while, I just couldn’t decided what to do with them so finally putting them in the fridge. Besides onions, there are some cherry bell peppers from a plant that survived from last year, some jalapeño chili peppers, tomatoes, lemons and tiny eggplants I decided to harvest early.

Harvest meal. Thai chicken Basil/Eggplant

Homegrown meals are the best! Although these eggplants are pretty small, they weren’t apparently getting any bigger and I have made the mistake of waiting too long before until they were dry, seedy and not good too eat. I only had to add chicken to these ingredients to complete the dish and served with it…

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…

Incredibly HOT rainbow peppers

I read that the rainbow peppers were pretty tasteless and people grew them for the decorative value. Which is probably why I grew them too, just novelty and curiosity value. I put three TINY peppers – two red ( they were size of tiny peas), and one purple pepper ( about half an inch long)…

First few little Bolivian Rainbow Peppers

Here are my first little peppers for the season. They’re tiny and purple right now. Wonder what colour comes next? The leaves have sulfur spray on them so there is some white residue on the leaves.