The promise of things to come …

September was a strange month weather-wise, alternately hot and cold, dry and rainy.  It was also a busy month – pruning, planting vegetables and working on my new tropical garden beds.  So far I’ve planted heliconias, gingers, pink bananas (more on those later), chives, tomatoes, rainbow silverbeet, rocket, basil, russian garlic and mixed lettuce.

So … if it rains at just the right time, and the rain isn’t too heavy, and the winds aren’t too hot, and the humidity isn’t too high, and the fruit fly stays away, and the bower birds and bats have plenty of other things to eat … it might just be a productive summer.  It sounds like a sure thing doesn’t it ????

Here are just some of the plants making rash promises …

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