Top link: July and August gardening tips

During summer, remember always to water the plants. Chilies All chilies are producing many pods: harvest them ripe or unripe, store or eat them, and don't f...
Top link: Storing chili peppers

Freezing chili peppers This is the easiest way to freeze chili peppers: remove the stems, cut them into slices (like the Jalapenos in the picture) and put them...
August 2014 top post: Alfalfa flowers

This year I'm growing alfalfa: I dried leaves and flowers for herbal teas. Flowers are purple and the plant continues to bloom throughout the summer. ...
Spices and Aromatic Herbs Mixtures

Prepare your own homemade spices and aromatic herbs mixtures from around the world, including curry powder, Provencal Herbs, Taco Seasoning Mix, Thai Curry Paste...

The August photo gallery: Ecuadorian Purple

The plant for the banner picture of this month.
Seasonal Cooking for August

Seasonal Vegetables: Aubergines, beans, beetroots, caper, carrots, celery, chards, chick peas, chicory, cucumber, endive, eschalot, leek, lentils, lettuce, onions, peas, peppers, pumpkin flowers, pumpkin, purslane, radishes, rocket, spinach, string beans, Swiss chard, tomato, turnips, zucchini.

Seasonal Fruits: Almonds, apples, apricots, bilberries, blackberries, currant, figs, grape, melons, peaches, pears, plums, prickly pear, raspberries, water melon.

Today's picture:
Habanero Cancun chili pod
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