Garden update

The peppers I blogged about a couple of weeks ago are coming along nicely.

The Apache chile plant, which has given me the most peppers so far
The Apache chile plant, which has given me the most peppers so far

 

From left to right: Apache (not fully visible), Black Cobra, Fresno. A lavender plant is peeking between the Black Cobra & the Apache, while a sage plant hides behind the Fresno chile
From left to right: Apache (not fully visible), Black Cobra, Fresno. A lavender plant is peeking between the Black Cobra & the Apache, while a sage plant hides behind the Fresno chile

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The Piquin, whose peppers have since ripened. The chiles de arbol are visible in the background
The Piquin, whose peppers have since ripened. The chiles de arbol are visible in the background

Here are the pickings from last week…

Mostly Apache peppers (on the right and at top), with a cute little heart-shaped Fresno (far left), a black cobra (the longest pepper), and a chile de arbol
Mostly Apache peppers (on the right and at top), with a cute little heart-shaped Fresno (far left), a black cobra (the longest pepper), and a chile de arbol

…and this week.

More Apaches (top), with a few ripened Piquins (bottom), and one each of the Black Cobra & the Chile de Arbol
More Apaches (top), with a few ripened Piquins (bottom), and one each of the Black Cobra & the Chile de Arbol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I’m also going to try to grow a jalapeño pepper plant from the seeds of this beauty, which I bought today at the farmers’ market.

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The “eco-can” pepper seeds I bought in San Diego haven’t germinated yet; I’m not sure if they will, since it’s been a week.

One more picture, of the mint that Marlene bought for her sister’s baby shower in late May.  We use its leaves in watermelon agua fresca.

The mint that Marlene bought for her sister's baby shower in May
The mint that Marlene bought for her sister’s baby shower in May
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