Last revised 27.06.15.
I'm a list maker.
I like to gather information together in one spot so I don't have to keep hunting it down or scratch my head wondering where I read something and not being able to find it again. And I like to share, so please feel free to use this list of links or recommend more sites to be added as it's a continuous work in progress.
It is up to you to decide if you wish to deal with any of the companies, this is not a recommendation,…Continue
After carefully re-arranging the photos in the Album, I see they are out of order. So here they are in a logical kind of order.
Two views of a citrus bed. First the Sweet Potatoes got out of hand and the citrus suffered then the self-sown cover crop (aka weeds) plus the cover crop I put in then the self-sown Tomato all got well out of hand.…Continue
It's easy enough to buy expensive things and follow the directions and get beautiful (although often not very tasty or resilient) plants. Growing amazingly healthy plants using natural processes and products to be found in your own backyard (or front yard as the case may be) is much harder - but it is possible. It's a question of harnessing and powerboosting natural processes. Brilliant soil, teaming with microbes and organic material, is the real holy grail I think.
Update to the earlier blog about the first bunches on the dwarf Ducasse Bananas.
We bought 4 tissue-culture plants figuring we would be waiting a few years to get extra plants from the one. Got the permit for 1 and then decided to get 3 more and found we had to apply for another permit. Meantime one plant had over-wintered here done up in bubble wrap in its pot.