Hot dry spring

I just made the best pasta tonight – prawns, smoked salmon, chilli, garlic, parsley, lemon juice and olive oil. Absolutely superb served with Greek salad and loads of fresh chopped oregano, parsley, lemon juice and olive oil.

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The joke was, I thought I would take a pic of the pasta for the blog. Got so excited when I plated it up that the pic was but a memory.


So my garden … at last the chillies made it into the dirt. Habanero, Jalapeño, Cayenne, Thai variety, all shoved into RB3 along with marigolds, geranium (they adore this plant) lemon bergamot, basil. Chillies like a humid environment – so close planting is the trick. No problem there for me!

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The salad vege are looking really good, nearly time to haul out some of the beetroot. Love that mulch.

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There are zucchinis growing nicely and no powdery mildew yet. Yay!


Love this poppy – self seeded and lively very happily in the garlic garden.

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Garlic bulbils …

My gardens are looking super. We are watering every day already and this is spring, makes me wonder what summer is going to be like!

Happy gardening

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