I am hoping to buy 1 kg of fresh or frozen Davidsons plums. Do you have any?I am also after rosellas. I know it's pretty early in the season. Mine haven't flowered yet, but i'd also like a kilo or…Continue
I am runnign a workshop at the Ipswich Art Gallery in the holidays and have the need for a rug fro the floor for kids to sit on.Not just any rug, but a magic carpet style rug that's not too new, but…Continue
Does anyone wish for some edible Pit Pit in their garden?Its an edible dwarf palm like plant which you eat the cooked stalks of. A popular food in Indonesia and PNG I believe.Any way, they are also…Continue
Loving our new acreage in Capalaba. Converting it to certified organic and digging up loads of grass for vegie gardens & orchard. I'll be running all sorts of workshops from there starting August. See the events coming up on www.ecobotanica.com.au
Well, after all this time we have found a lovely acreage propoerty. That means that our home and garden in Wishart is on the market. Lots of people from the workshops and garden visits asked to be told if i ever sold the house, cos they'd love a ready made organic garden. Well, this is your chance.
Here is the link. The price is somewhat negotiable. You'll love 168 + different edible and useful plants in the garden with a whole vegie patch ready to harvest in the coming months. We…Continue
I heard on the ABC radio today that solar power has now fallen below the price of coal fired power generation to produce. Hooray, at last! In a country with bounteous sun, so it should be that way.
It got me to thinking about ways people have been capitalizing on the sun’s energy for millennia. One is for drying food to preserve abundance.
While in Bhutan a few years back, I marveled at the mountains of drying chilli peppers lining the rooftops. They also dried their yak…Continue
TUmeric naturally dies down in winter. It's deciduous perennial like ginger.
I have been bandicooting my tumeric since the leaves started to yellow, but it's after all the nutrition has been trasnferred fromthe leaves into the rhizomes that the flavour really intensifies and the rhizomes fatten up. They are the storage vessels for the next seasons growth, so the plant concentrates carbs in these storage vessels.
It's August now and the leaves have been completely…Continue