Lorne Street Garden

Self sufficiency and sustainability in Fawkner, Melbourne, Australia, and beyond!

Grapes and grapes!

on February 5, 2013

The previous weekend saw the picking out our first decent crop of tomatoes.  In this case the in-appropriately named Christmas grape,  cause it’s February. They were nonetheless lovely,  devoured in earnest after being drenched with sherry vinegar and served with a blacked chorizo. On a more grape related note,  our mystery red grapes are just about ready to harvest.   A family of blackbirds is nesting in the vine,  it’s going to be race to see who wins out! Last year wine making was a mixed success, the plum wine was ace (another post coming on that),  but the red wine was pretty putrid.    Better luck this year! Some pictures. Xmas grapes (apparently)

Real grape

Real grape


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