... and talking of the six varieties of tomatoes grown here this year, here are some examples! They are coming thick and fast now, it's going to be a long winter of spag bol...
The heatwave has arrived... it's been up in the 30s for several days and tomorrow is forecast for 36C...! fingers crossed for a thunderstorm! The vegetables seem to be enjoying it, we put some out on the table in the barn every day for guests to help themselves... the inevitable courgettes, cucumbers, tomatoes (6 varieties this year, I was feeling ambitious!), onions, potatoes, peppers, chillies, strawberries... a monster squash, and more to come, and I even have two cape gooseberry plants - very exotic if not over productive!