Well the heat is devastating at the moment. It has been sapping me of all energy and I have not been keeping up with the planting so only relying on what is already there. Capsicums, tomatoes, trombonccinos, silverbeet and some corn. Here is the set up for the capsicums - the net allows me to grow perfect fruit that are completely unstung. One of the trombonccino monsters that developed while we were away got picked and I've tried them as a pumpkin. Reminds of a butternut pumpkins. I have two more developing in the garden bed.
Well, the lychees are finished for another year. I made sure I went out and fertilised after picking the last of them. Here is my husband up the ladder picking - we got about 4 bucket fulls of them this year.
Here is the back patch with the sweet potatoes going rampant. There is a self sown paw paw doing suprisingly well. My rosellas however, are not doing the best. But the little bush lemon that my brother and I dug up from his paddock has finally started to become healthy and put on new growth. The red is the lemon tree and the yellow arrows are the rosellas.
It is now the time to get my strawberry runners started. I've actually left it a bit late because they are an absolute mess. I still haven't finished but at least have two pots set up so that they can develop roots.
And the citrus are doing great. My little emperor mandarin has about 12 mandarines (2014) on them and I've got 3 grapefruit (2015) on the rio red and 2 oranges (2015) on the cara cara blood orange. The older valencia orange is loaded along with the older Eureka lemon. The rest of the citrus are not yet fruiting but they are still only young.
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