Hot Stuff!

The last two weeks of good weather have helped the chillies ripen. I grew them from seed saved from just one fruit last year but this is where I have to admit to one of my failings; if I sow 10 seeds and they all germinate, I am determined to grow all 10 plants! What on earth was I thinking!

We now have dozens of big juicy chillies we don’t need and won’t use, so we have to think of ways to preserve them, dry them, pickle them, freeze them or……give them away! What a waste of effort, water, compost, plant food and greenhouse space!

Note to self, do not grow more than one chilli plant next year. Or maybe two. All right, a maximum of three!