Pimientos Padrón Project – Happy End :)

Aw can’t believe this is “over” : )) Don’t cry though, this was a fruitful journey! Look at these beautiful home-grown padrón pepper plants, a great example that a small balcony should not be an obstacle to have a cute little garden with veggies growing in it 🙂 Cute padrón pepper plants, that end up … Continue reading

Pimientos Padrón Project – Part 6

Click here for Part 5! Look at these beauties! The next update will come from the kitchen 😀

Pimientos Padrón Project – Part 5

Click here for Part 4! Situation from mid-July : )) Beautiful white flowers all around the 3 plants: And… drum roll please: PEPPERS!!

Pimientos Padrón Project – Part 4

Click here for Part 3! Quick update on my little pepper “jungle”: look at these beautiful flowers! We have made these pictures about a week ago, since then all 3 plants are full of flowers AND there are already a couple of PEPPERS!!! (but more about that next time :p)

Pimientos Padrón Project – Part 3

Click here for Part 2! Just an express update on the progress of my 3 competing Pimientos Padron plants – they seem to enjoy the summer sunshine and frequent storms!   Click here to see their progress!

Pimientos Padrón Project – Part 2

Click here for Part 1! Status report on the Pimientos Padrón Project: started with 24 seeds altogether – about half of them survived the “kindergarten”. Out of the remaining 12 I have given 6 seedlings to my mum who somehow managed to kill them all in a few days :p I have re-planted my 3-3 … Continue reading

Pimientos Padrón Project – Part 1

It is that time of the year again! When I get enthusiastic about planting something on my mini balcony. This time I’ll try to be more practical and instead of going with jungle sized  tomato and bell pepper plants that simply won’t have enough space to grow, I have planted little Padrón pepper seeds. These … Continue reading

Home Grown Tomato and Bell Pepper Project: Part 6

Click here for Part 5.   I’m proud to announce that all those months of intensive care and sunshine resulted in beautifully red and sweet baby plum tomatoes. Let the pictures talk for themselves 🙂 Pretty tomato flowers – unfortunately many of them beaten away by the frequent storms that have hit Hungary recently. Amazing … Continue reading

Home Grown Tomato and Bell Pepper Project: Part 5

Click here to see Part 4. There hasn’t been any status report on our garden project for a while now but this does not mean there are issues over there 🙂 Just take a look at this beauty –tomato number 1: We already have 2 little baby plum tomatoes in the garden – as I … Continue reading

Home Grown Tomato and Bell Pepper Project: Part 4

Click here for Part 3. Our little garden is growing like mushrooms as we say it around here, and the first flowers have appeared on the tomato plants! This tiny flower appeared from one minute to the other – totally unexpected surprise! We might be having real tomatoes after all 😀 Bell Pepper plants are … Continue reading