Tag Archives: pink

Tasty pitaya! Ripe and so tasty

13 Nov

We decided to pick the pitaya dragon fruit even though it didn’t appear as bright pink as some of the pictures. I did ready it takes about 30 days from flower to ripe. So I think i ended up picking it at 45 days. The tentacles coming off the fruit started having slightly dry looking edges so I decided it was ready. It was a risk as apparently they don’t ripen anymore once picked. 

I am so glad I did as it was on a tiny bit of the soft side but still so good and sweet and not mushy!!!
   
    
    
 
Once I photographed it inside, it actually appeared more pink in the images so maybe that’s why other people’s looked so much brighter than mine! 
  Here’s #2!

Going to pick him at under 45 days!
Look at the colour change of #1

   
    
 

Some other photos from a May and June – peaches, blueberries, tomatoes 

24 Jun

                

2013 New pink lemonade blueberry – Winter greens and flowering fruit in containers – kale, Swiss Chard, flowering peach and pink blueberries

24 Nov

Peach is not flowering so much this year. Hopefully I will get some bigger peaches as there’s fewer flowers.
Swiss chard is so colorful! I grew these along with the kale from seed.

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My blueberries are flowering too. I feel like everything flowered a month early this year.

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The lighter coloured leaved blueberry is a new Pink lemonade blueberry. So curious to see how these will taste.

Small but colourful September harvest

2 Oct

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.

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First ever homegrown pink lemonade lemons!

2 Oct

Started my Autumn clean up today and checked up on my little lemons which seem to have been growing for a whole year. The peel felt soft, like old lemons so I decided it was time to harvest.

Look at these cuties!

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My tree is still pretty small and unhealthy looking but at least I got three little lemons.

I was pleased to see this when I cut one open.

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Lots of juicy flesh!

I decided to make a butter lemon drizzle by heating lemon juice, butter and sugar. Tasted so delightful on waffles!

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Flowering Pineapple Guava

4 May

Flower buds are swelling and you can see a bit of colour! So exciting!

Photo from a April 30th

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Photo from May 3rd

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Photo from today, May 5th. Just updated!

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First ever variegated pink lemonade lemons and Tango mandarins

13 Mar

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