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Courgette's ' Astia F1'

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By Amy


Courgette's  '  Astia F1'



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Very attractive - almost makes me wish I liked courgettes :)

4 Aug, 2010

 

love them amy, one of my fav veg, have you ever rtried the flowers, i havent but jamie oliver does them and look lovely and crisp ;o))

4 Aug, 2010

 

I love courgettes these look lovely ,havent tried the flowers though ...

4 Aug, 2010

 

my you have done well, I would leave the courgettes and eat the flowers, I love them.

4 Aug, 2010

 

lovely in a salad...yum!

4 Aug, 2010

 

I like them...but not too many. LOL.

4 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Thanks everyone , I have tried the flowers they're quite nice if they are crispy ,make sure all the bugs are out first ...lol... I like Courgettes , they are nice split open with some garlic butter inside wrapped in tinfoil on the BBQ .. or fried gently with onions until they are nice and brown , when I have a lot I make Ratatouille then freeze it in portions for the freezer it's very handy to have in the winter ... I'm having these ones for supper tonight ... :o)

4 Aug, 2010

 

Is that an open invitation, Amy? lol.

4 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Yes Barbara , you would be more than welcome .. :o))

4 Aug, 2010

 

all sounds yummy amy, can i come to ;o))

4 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Of course San , the more the merrier , we could have a tasting session trying different ways to use Courgettes I've got a big deep fryer sunk into my worktop .... LOL...

4 Aug, 2010

 

great amy,, how clever having it sunk in like that, i better set off now to be there by tomoz lol

4 Aug, 2010

 

~ sounds nice with the garlic butter~must get my kids to give that a try when they next have a barbecue~ had my first new potatoes which were lovely~strawberries were fantastic too but the blueberries and blackcurrants didn't amount to a lot,this being their first year, hoping for much more next year!

4 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Hurry up San :o))
If they like Garlic they will like the Courgettes done like that Arlene get them to scoop a groove down the middle so that it holds the garlic butter in then wrap them in tinfoil bake them until they are soft enough to eat but not to soft .... our Strawberries and Blackcurrants were good , the Blueberries were useless this year that may have been our fault as we were on holiday when they needed watering the most .........

4 Aug, 2010

 

Yum Yum Amy, we love Ratatouille. You're so lucky to have such a good crop.

4 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Dawn ,I love it as well , I have some Pumpkins growing I'm hoping they will be big enough for Halloween !

4 Aug, 2010

 

You were thinking of the grand children no doubt when you grew them :-) Do you make soup Amy or do you sculpt?

4 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

No not soup Dawn Sculpt .. .. I put some pics on last year of the grandchildren scooping out the middles with big grins on their faces :o)

4 Aug, 2010

 

I remember your pics of last year now Amy. They'll have memories of good times forever. I hope you get big pumpkins this year.

4 Aug, 2010

 

Great crop they look delicious but they don't like me .

4 Aug, 2010

 

Yummy Amy. Still waiting for mine. I have plenty of flowers but nothing much in fruit. I fry them with onions, mushrooms, and diced bacon. That's yummy too. Depending on how my tastebuds are feeling, I sometimes toss them all in Oyster sauce. That's tasty too. :o))

4 Aug, 2010

 

They look great.... ive got some growing as well....

5 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

That's sad 6p ! that's how I like mine Linda with a little of all kinds in it's more like a stir fry ....
you will be enjoying yours soon Holly ;o)

5 Aug, 2010

 

Yummy!!! :-))

6 Aug, 2010

 

Wonderful crop you have there.

6 Aug, 2010

 

just picked a few for dinner tonight.... : O ))

6 Aug, 2010

 

Have just been out again to look at mine. Still no fruit, but the flowers are breaking off and just leaving a blunt stalk/stem. There doesn't seem to be any fruit setting. Any ideas Amy, why they are like this. :o))

6 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Hi Linda , the usual cause is poor pollination when there's no fruit , I think in that case you have to give nature a hand . This calls for fertilizing 2 or 3 female flowers (tiny marrow behind petals ) by dusting the male flower ( thin stalk behind petals ) into the female flower , my book says it should be done in the morning , preferably on a dry day .. also make sure the plant is being kept watered ... I hope this helps :o)

6 Aug, 2010

 

Thanks Amy. Have had a lot of rain, so not been out garden. Then last week I had some kind of virus. Started with a touch of ear-ache, then went to my glands, I had a high temperature with the shivers, and then sweated like never before. I'm still feeling a bit rough, but getting there slowly. I wouldn't go out to tempt fate, as we're going away on friday for the week with my Daughter and her family. So I want to be well for that. I did go out garden today to have a look at everything, and noticed I have got one small courgette growing. I've still got a few flowers there but mostly flowerless stalks. So whether I've pollinated them myself not realising, when I've moved the leaves to look, I don't know. Will have to wait and see. :o))

16 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

I hope you are feeling much better Linda so that you can enjoy your week away , It must be catching because I've just been sick and have been shivery I thought it was the crab I had yesterday but maybe it's something going round .... you go off and have a nice break on Friday I hope the weather warms up for you ! xx

16 Aug, 2010

 

You are certainly doing well with your fruit and veg Amy..not sure I could do it, but it looks tempting! I did try runner beans in a large pot once..but they were a bit stringy!

10 Feb, 2011

amy
Amy
 

Thats a shame Tet.. we do love our fruit and veg ... this last 2/3 years we have planned our holiday at the wrong time and have been away when the Strawberries / Raspberries etc. have been ripe , it was so disappointing to come home to find they were past their best , this year we won't go until later after they have fruited :o)

10 Feb, 2011

 

We try and go late april early may and then September cos we hate missing our summery garden..but maybe when we give up travelling I might have a go in the greenhouse..the garden is all flowers which I would be loath to give up.

10 Feb, 2011

amy
Amy
 

We are aiming for September as our main holiday this year plus it should be quieter everywhere ..

10 Feb, 2011

 

We went to Cornwall on 9 Sept in 09 had fabulous weather and Praa Sands to ourselves!

10 Feb, 2011



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