Six on Saturday – Fruit, Veg and Flower.

My garden is responding to the change in weather by flowering, growing root vegetables and ripening fruit. I am joining The Propagator’s SOS meme this Saturday. To see more SOS from all over the gardening world, visit Jon at http://www.thepropagatorblog.wordpress.com.

The Papayas are showing the first hints of yellow, which is ripe. I had Papayas December through February last year. Hopefully the same will happen this year. I can only eat so many Papayas at once!

Red radish shoulders peeking out, I am looking forward to eating these guys.

Bush beans budding. I think these are Blue Lake.

Roselles, nearly ready to pick. These are the flowers of an edible Hibiscus, I have been harvesting and freezing them.

San Marzano tomatoes coming along.

Heliconia psittacorum – Parrotflower, one of my favorite cut flowers, I am wondering if they like shorter day lengths to bloom.

Happy Saturday and Happy Gardening….

21 comments on “Six on Saturday – Fruit, Veg and Flower.

  1. Wonderful, fancy being able to grow Papaya. Never see them in the shops over here.

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  2. Paddy Tobin says:

    Papayas and edible hibiscus – so exotic to me and I’d love to try them.

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  3. Eliza Waters says:

    Looks like you have lots coming in… looking forward to seeing parrot flowers in your vases once again. 🙂

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  4. Your vegetables are coming along nicely. I’m hoping to get some lettuce in a few weeks. Now I know what is growing at a neighborhood house, papayas. I have been wondering what they were. Are you getting anything from the latest hurricane. I haven’t been watching the weather, just all the other news.

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  5. Noelle M says:

    I buy pawpaws in the shops here and enjoy them for breakfast. They also make the most wonderful jam. If you have them in excess: http://mrsmacepreserves.blogspot.com/2011/10/pawpaw-compote.html from my other blog on preserves.

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  6. cavershamjj says:

    funny that your veg season is just getting going. my veg plot is almost empty, just a few carrots and beetroot left.

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  7. tonytomeo says:

    Your seasons are so weird. Even here, tomatoes and beans eventually finish for the year, and get planted again at the end of winter. Radishes are just getting started.

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  8. Karen says:

    Your garden seems to be thriving although the weather certainly hasn’t been good with all the rain and wind.

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