What to do with the Glut?
Pt 2. The prequel.
If you think ahead there won’t be a glut.
There can’t be banana fruit if you eat the flowers first.
Of course the problem there is that you can take the flower off after fruit has set!
But seriously, have you ever thought about eating banana flowers? Continue reading Banana Bounty – Flower Salad →
‘Turkish turban’, ‘Jack be little’, ‘Atlantic giant’, ‘Waltham Butternut’ and ‘Jap’ are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes the number of named cultivars of pumpkins out there that can be grown in the home garden.
Did you know that currently the largest pumpkin in world weighed in at over 1000kg?
Continue reading Pumpkins →
I’m excited my Dwarf Ducasse banana plant has arrived. We already have Blue Java and Gold finger but have been waiting 12 months for this special dwarf growing banana sucker.
Up there with pineapples, pawpaws and coconuts, bananas are definitely part of that quintessential group of ultimate tropical fruits, but did you know that they are actually classed as a herb? Interesting! Continue reading Bountiful Bananas →
Maybe it’s my French heritage but I just love lavender, but in subtropical climates it can be tricky to work out which ones are the most successful to grow. Continue reading Lavender in the Subtropics →