Friday, March 22, 2013
Time to start the cut over from summer to winter gardens. We still have Amish Paste tomatoes coming through although I've pulled out the raised bed and the remaining three types of mini tomatoes. The cucumbers have finished up, the beans from mum and dad still flowering and fruiting. Eggplants still on the plant and more flowers set.
Today I pulled the last of the purple carrots and three plants of basil from in among the finished tomatoes. I had to display the bunch of basil in our letterbox as I'm without a gardening companion these days! From those plants I picked 500g of leaves and made ....... more pesto! The cayenne chilils are starting to turn red but the habaneros are only just coming on.
After a minor gardening injury from a planting stick in went some of the broad beans into the carrot and fennel bed, Chantenay and Early Nantes carrots and some parsnips went into the tomato bed. Need to wait for the other bed and veg to finish before I can plant up more broad beans, broccoli and cauliflower. Anything I've forgotten?