Garden update: ripening fruit, pickling peppers, and caterpillars

After a few weeks away on holiday, we were interested to see how our garden would be. My parents looked after it whilst we were gone, but with barely any rain there was not surprisingly a couple of casualties: a Banksia spinulosa dwarf that I had put in recently died and my Xerochrysum bracteatum ‘Dargan Hill Monarch’ is … More Garden update: ripening fruit, pickling peppers, and caterpillars