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A great summer for chillies

16 Jan

With all that rain last year I struggled with chillies, but this year it has been hotter and the plants are thriving.

My Tobago Seasoning chillies are prolific and much hotter than last year. Who needs a Christmas tree when you have gorgeous ornaments like these?

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Most of the chillies are habanero-esque like last year,

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While others look more like Liz’s scotch bonnet (or bishop’s crown).

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My old faithful bird’s eye is going through its green-black-red sequence

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The jalapenos are producing amazingly well and my long red thai chillies (retrieved from my restaurant curry) are starting to produce now.

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Also enjoying the heat are the lebanese eggplants, which are approaching first harvest rapidly.

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And I’m happy to report that the fruit fly have been far less destructive this year, although number are increasing now.

Happy Summer everyone! Hope you are enjoying the tennis 🙂