Tag Archives: Peppers

2016 season had been good…

The year 2016 had been a good year for Potager Y… First and foremost, the wild boars did not get to do much damage to the plots and plants… And, many plants and vegetables grew and produced very well… The … Continue reading

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Chestnut, pumpkin, beets, and rocoto…

Tried planting chestnut for the first time last year… The strain we chose is called ‘Porotan’… Don’t ask me why it is called such a name, but they are supposed to be easy to peel… We could manage only one … Continue reading

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Harvesting on a hot August weekend in 2011

Our tomatoes are doing pretty well this year… And for reasons quite unclear to me, the crows did not come for them this time… When I am working in the potager, I love to pop these goodies into my mouth, … Continue reading

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Rocoto peppers for ‘Seed Week’…

An international student from Peru was too gracious to bring four rocoto peppers for me… The fruits don’t look as fresh as they should be… Why, for they were hand-carried (smuggled?) all the way from the shores of Lake Titicaca, 3811 meters above sea level … Continue reading

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Potager frosted…

Went out to the potager to harvest some rocket and mini radish for breakfast…Almost let out a scream upon seeing the plants ‘frozen’…The carrots, chard, radish, lettuce, onions, fava beans, snap peas, parsnip… ouch!Wanted to pour water on them to melt … Continue reading

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