Sunday, 4 September 2011

tiempo de tomates... y pepinos


All right, peeps.
It has been a while since I last bored you with my little toms but... here we are again.
Ding dong. Tomato time.
 
Only, this "harvest" time round, I have also just spotted teeny tiny cukes under the big leaves and flowers of the cucumber plant.
I cannot believe it is working. Cucumbers growing on my balcony! (Even though, in my green-fingered enthusiasm, I nearly drowned them the other week upon coming back from hols.)

They have come a long way (here, here and here). They have.
Look at the little hairy buggers go. Yay.
Oh yeah, I still have to figure out what to do about the miniature olives...

8 comments:

  1. green thumbs up! the miniature olives will start chubbing up now ... at least, this is what I'm telling myself (and my miniature olives)!

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  2. they are looking good! thanks for the heads up. so glad i didn´t miss taking part in such a great idea!
    big hugs darling!

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  3. Tienen una pinta estupenda....que la cosecha sea buena, se transforme en una cena con amigos. Tomatoe party

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  4. Vamos que nos vamos!!

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  5. wish i had that kind of green (red) thumb. yum!

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  6. frankly, you need nothing doing.
    you throw the seeds in a pot. you water them.
    your friends laugh at you 'cos you've thrown the whole pack of seeds, rather than a few, in (what do you bloody know?)
    you keep watering them now and again.
    you move them to a bigger pot.

    you go away on holiday for three weeks.
    you have a friend water them now and again.
    you come back: presto. green (red) food.

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  7. yay, it's your aura, no question! and you're obviously getting the balance right between tending and neglect. i think plants like that.

    p.s.: riga is fine, if a little miffed i've been away without her consent. snoozing right next to me now.

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