Our 5 zucchini plants have been flourishing and we have been giving them away left right and centre.
I grated the zucchini and spread it out on the dehydrator trays.
We had also processed about a dozen roosters and hens and hung in the cool room for a few days.
We had been up to the neighbours last week and on our return to home we found this little koala on the side of the road.
We have ordered a new rain water tank and Brian has been getting the pad ready for it to be delivered, he has also started on the channel to take the pvc piping from the house to the tank.
Our fertilizer spreader that was a bonus implement when we purchased our tractor finally arrived last week, after 7 months of negotiations although sadly only after we had contacted Fair Traders to force the issue.
Our chilli plants have also been doing well, I made more green Jalapeno Jelly and made up another big batch of pickled sliced jalapenos.
We also decided to chop some habaneros and dehydrate them.
I also decided to make some Tomato Habanero Chilli sauce, and I was able to cook it out on the outside stove that Brian connected up on the back verandah( keeping both heat and chilli fumes out of the kitchen)
Another thing we made was the Brie Bites that I have posted the recipe to in a previous post.
These are lovely little mouthfuls of pastry, cheese and chilly jelly.
I also checked the pomegranates which are doing well also.
This will be a busy week, we have a lot to organize and then next Friday and Saturday will be taken up with our local show,
I have decided to enter the photography competition this year and these are a few of my entries,
I was also invited to set up my preserving display in the pavillon again, something I love doing to show people all the old and new methods of preserving and hopefully encourage some new people to give preserving a go.
I will post up after the event to give a report on how it all went.
It has been a full on few weeks, but a rewarding few weeks as we feel we have accomplished quite a bit.
So until we meet up again, hopefully not too long in the future,
Take care of yourselves and your loved ones,
Jane and Brian.