Chilli Cuttings

A quick update on the chilli cuttings I took at the start of the month. A short while back I wrote about the problem of wind damage to our chilli plants and the cuttings I took from a broken stem. Of the 17 cutting we now have 15 healthy looking little clones of the Mother […]

Fuerteventura Wind

Fuerteventura Wind The consistent Fuerteventura wind is a god send for all of us windsurfers, and a real blessing in the summer months giving a cooling affect from the heat of the sun. Fuerteventura¬†loosely translates¬†as “Strong Winds”, and up in Triquivijati it always appears much stronger. This is due to the way the trade wind […]

Wind damaged Chillies

After a night of strong wind here in Triquivijate one of our Indian chilli plants suffered a bit of damage. Wind here on Fuerteventura is both a blessing for all us windsurfers, but also a curse for all gardeners, and none more so than when you are growing often delicate plant such as chillies. All […]