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  • #515368
    Silent
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    Two feet of bananas! Now I just need to find a way to store them. :shrug:

    #515369
    BlueWren
    Member

    Wow! What sort of bananas are they Silent? I should think they are hard to store? Can you pick them a few at a time from the bottom of the bunch while it’s still on the tree?

    #515370
    BlueWren
    Member

    xgeckox post=336952 wrote: Cucumbers, zucchini, parsley, tomatoes, green beans, eggplant, capsicum, chilli and strawberries 🙂

    What a beautiful harvest! :tup: :clap:

    #515371
    lisanne
    Member

    Apart from eggs some lettuce and spring onions for a salad.

    My chooks decided to harvest my zucchini by eating part of them while on the plant 🙁 Im going to have to fence them off from the produce I think!

    #515372
    Silent
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    BlueWren post=336959 wrote: Wow! What sort of bananas are they Silent? I should think they are hard to store? Can you pick them a few at a time from the bottom of the bunch while it’s still on the tree?

    I think they are lady fingers and they generally ripen within a few days of each other. :dry: I’ll just have to eat lots of banana muffins fro a while I think.

    #515373
    mumof6
    Member

    well I just made 6 lites of blackberry jam fro the berries we picked today plus have 2 kg in the fridge for a relly who wants to make some will drop them off tomorrow.

    Silent could you dry some of your banannas into bananna chips? or is it to wet there at the moment.

    #515374
    crystal
    Member

    We picked 2 peas, 2 strawberries and a tomato!

    #515375
    kerrieb
    Member

    Tomatoes, a few mini peppers, zuchinnis (the long climbing ones), eggs, lettuce, beans. Nothing terribly exciting. Looking longingly at the apples none quite ready yet.

    #515376
    BlueWren
    Member

    Silent post=336966 wrote:

    Wow! What sort of bananas are they Silent? I should think they are hard to store? Can you pick them a few at a time from the bottom of the bunch while it’s still on the tree?

    I think they are lady fingers and they generally ripen within a few days of each other. :dry: I’ll just have to eat lots of banana muffins fro a while I think.

    If you had a dehydrator you could make millions of banana chips!! My friend used to skin, wrap in gladwrap and freeze them whole, and the kids, hers and mine, ate them like ice blocks.

    Milk/banana smoothies? Banana bread?

    #515377
    karyn26
    Member

    Picking zucchinis before they get too big,looking at the tomatoes wishing they’d hurry up.

    #515378
    lisanne
    Member

    Zucchinis, tomatoes, beans and my first ever capsicums!

    I’ve also got my first ever cucumbers on the way

    #515379
    Bel
    Member

    Lovely harvest Lisanne :clap: I bet you’re looking forward to those cucumbers.

    #515380
    LeeAndJ
    Member

    Tendergold watermelon. 12kg, and really sweet :tup:

    #515381
    Patsy133
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    It is the beginning of the cool (cooler) growing season for me so my harvest is the tropical vegetables etc I grow in the hot summer here:

    Manioc root peeled, cooked and cut up for the freezer

    Kangkong and pumpkin tips for a lunch stir fry with snake beans and new garlic shoots (elephant garlic coming up from last years bulbils)baby bottle gourds and Tromboncino squash

    2 watermelons – all I have had for the season due to problems with cucumber fly – next year I will cover them with netting bags after pollination

    Jerusalem artichokes

    Chinese artichokes the first for the year

    Okra, cherry tomatoes, green capsicum and eggplant – have had no luck with real tomatoes due to the unprecedented number of pests which have followed on from the last 2 years of heavy rainfall

    Strawberries and spring onions from my experimental lucerne bale garden in the shade

    30 Dragon Fruit I will be drying over night – big harvest with 36 on one plant this year – first time they have been anything but a treat

    White Indian guavas and red and yellow passion fruit (just starting to fruit late in the season). Some acerola and small mulberries from a second season fruiting.

    Lima beans about 3 kg of dried beans

    11 luffas which i am hanging with others under the hot roof of the pergola to fully dry out prior to washing

    After many years of experimenting I plant my garden in 3 waves with tropical varieties planted in October to grow through to May, hot weather vegetables I sow in August and March with my winter sowing in April – the crops cross over for harvest.

    Learning to eat tropical vegetables means I am able to grow root crops, green vegetables and squash all year when otherwise I would have a significant period of the year where my garden was less productive.

    #515382
    calliecat
    Participant

    15 more chokoes :ohmy: and some I just plain cannot reach :blink:

    really need to start doing something with them soon, have decided against the chutney, might look at pickles

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