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Red Beauty Bell Pepper Plant Looking Quite Ugly

The very first day we got any plants to nurture  and well before we thought about starting a garden again, we got 2 bell pepper plants from Andersen’s Nursery and put them into 2 different black fabric grow pots.   431 more words


Veraison or The Time of Ripening

The green balls of malolactic and citric acid are turning to tartaric acid now, and depositing sugars as water flow into grape berries decreases. The skins of the grapes are beginning their mysteries, adding the flavours that will define the wine, through CAM photosynthesis (such as you find in pineapples and cactus and cabbages). 153 more words


Veraison in the Vines

Veraison is a French term used to describe the onset of ripening, as grapes soften and change color from green to purple (for red grapes) or a lighter green/yellow (for white grapes). 132 more words

Pinot Noir

Saturday, 5th July 2014

I see a drunk in the park. The poor man’s blotchy face looks like an unevenly ripening raspberry.