And the rains came and the plants multiplied and they grew and grew and grew…
A collection of 7 different basils – see if you can spot the cinnamon-flavoured one:-)
The mysterious cassabanana has just produced its first flower buds, while taking control of the house’s thermoregulation – it is rapidly covering all the summer sun-baked walls!
Doodhi (long gourd) paradise – another high performance creeper!
and the cape gooseberries are prolific this year!
And a veritable jungle of greens, tomatoes, samoan chillies, bush beans, chards, rhubarb, mints and other herbs in the original garden space. The slugs are now posing the first real challenge to our native predators; the predators are engorged and have become sluggish… I now know where that word evolved 🙂