Tag Archives: Capsicum

Saturday Spotlight – Purple Beauty Capsicums

I’m growing a few capsicum varieties this year.  All in pots; partially so I can overwinter them without having to dig them up from the beds, and partially because I ran out of bed space anyway. The varieties I’m growing are: … Continue reading

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Thursday Garden Gobbles – Seeds, ‘Mini Mamas’ & Stuffed Capsicums

I’ve been growing these great mini capsicums.  My dad bought a ‘Mini Mama’ plant last year from which we saved seed.  The initial plant over wintered at my house and is producing and so is its offspring.  The fruits of … Continue reading

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Chillies, Capsicums and Eggplants

This is the last in a series of updates on the state of my summer crops as at the end of November (which already seems a long time ago….). This year I’m growing 3 varieties of eggplant – it would … Continue reading

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Top 5: Things to grow more of next summer

1. Drying beans – After the success of this years Borlotti crop I have definitely become a drying bean convert.  I’m calling them drying beans but the truth is I don’t have any left to dry having eaten them all … Continue reading

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Little Peppers – Cheese stuffed Capsicums

As you may have noticed from my Monday Harvest posts I’m growing a fair few peppers this year.  Whilst the capsicums have been horrendously slow - I still haven’t harvested a capsicum from any of the plants planted this season (all my … Continue reading

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