We are so lucky where we live. We don't have frosts,
although the temperature does drop to around 3c
in winter. But in the summer, it often reached the
high 30c's and one Christmas not so long ago, it
Anyway, what I am getting at here, is we are in an
excellent position for growing Citrus. Hot and long
summers, and all we have to worry about is keeping
the water up to them. We do have two water tanks
in now, so that should help us this summer. With
heavy water restrictions here on the coast, we can't
just go and turn a tap on. Much as I would like to
What do we have in?
Imperial Mandarin. (gave us 23 in second year)
Grapefruit. (second year gave us over 50)
Lime. (third year, too many to count)
Valencia Orange. (third year and over 50)
Lemonade Lemon. (again, hundreds)
Now I am in a bit of a dilemma, having harvested
today. What do I make?
Fed up of making marmalade and the like.
So will be juicing a load and freezing it.
Orange and Lemon muffins.
Self saucing Lemon pudding.
Lemon chicken, are just a few I have thought of.
That is a Meyer Lemon I am holding, sorry about the picture quality, but my arms weren't long enough to get it in focus properly. LOL, LOL.