• Growing petola

    My husband and I are growing petola in our garden. This plant is an enthusiastic … [Continue Reading]

    Growing petola
  • Garden goodness during the flu

    I'm down with the flu! I had some warning signs a few days ago (sore throat, … [Continue Reading]

    Garden goodness during the flu
  • From my garden to my teapot

    I enjoy a good cup of tea, especially on rainy days. I also love local herbs and … [Continue Reading]

    From my garden to my teapot
  • How to make a coco-husk raised bed

    Sunshine, salty breeze and coconuts! During a recent trip to Sri Lanka I … [Continue Reading]

    How to make a coco-husk raised bed
  • What’s in our milk?

    When I go grocery shopping, I see all kinds of milk products lining the shelves; … [Continue Reading]

    What’s in our milk?

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Growing petola

My husband and I are growing petola in our garden. This plant is an enthusiastic creeper, and has taken over the trellis my husband made. … [Read More...]

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What’s in a Keyhole Raised Bed?

Great design, plenty of nourishment for your plants and much more. Design is a big part of my food growing routine. At the start of any project I spend hours … [Read More...]

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