The potatoes just keep on coming! We humans may have not enjoyed the incessant deluges of rain that the last few weeks have brought us, but the potatoes have. They don't seem to mind soggy soil conditions, and the tubers this year have been not only numerous, but very clean, with no sign of scab whatsoever.
This is what I got from two pots - a joint total 1.36 kilograms:
If ever you thought that growing spuds in small containers was a waste of time, think again!
The potatoes' cousins the Aubergines are growing steadily, and producing a number of flowers. No fruits visible yet though. I suspect that sunshine is required...
|Aubergine "Pintung Long"|
Just look at the family likeness:
Now, the purple Aubergine flower is very impressive and distinctive, and now that I have seen one at close quarters, unforgettable, so what was it that these plants produced the other day, which at that time I thought were flowers???
Do Aubergines have male and female flowers?