Over the past month the outdoor and greenhouse chilli plants at Prinzessinnengärten have been going heavy on the production of foliage, flowers and pods.
[youtube:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPf-jp2LBoo%5DProlific growth at Prinzessinnengärten. Vid of the project in mid July.
The ritual dance I mentioned at the end of my last post did apparently have an effect. Ever since early July the Berlin weather has been fair and sunny with temperatures in the mid twenties to even mid thirties on the Celsius scale.
To the plants this obviously came as a blessing. While the greenhouse ones have been thriving ever since they had moved there in mid May, some of the chillies in the outdoor raised beds had initially taken some damage from attacks by sun, rain and snails. Most of them have fully recovered by now and have entered into their generative phase. Continue reading