Welcome to the first annual Tomato Taste Test. We’re growing enough tomato varieties now that a taste test has become quite necessary. Especially when I’m already eyeing up more new varieties for next season… We’re growing nine tomato varieties at the moment. Five of them are new to us. I was very curious to see … More Tomato Taste Test 2020/2021
There has been some harvesting going on here at the Homestead. The sun has been extremely sly and evasive this season, which agrees with me in everything except how the fruit and veges have been delayed in ripening. The Billington plums were a week or two slower but the tree rewarded us very well. We very much … More Harvesting Some Goodness
I have to admit that the vege garden has been left to its own devices a bit lately. I haven’t been the best plant mum but I’ve been a good human mum and that’s what really matters. The Little Fulla decided he’s not sleeping through anymore and then then he started a needy process called … More The Late Summer Vege Garden
This is Fat Freddy. He is a Black Krim tomato and he is large and weird, especially on his backside. He weighs 525g and is destined for a great future in the salad bowl.