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Cutting Bananas to Fit... for Winter
2020 - Best Year Yet for Avocados!
Avocado drop, depressing...
citrus in Canada
closing the nutrient cycle
exotic fruit in Canada
fertilizer from organic waste
Japanese fiber banana
Biochar Session with Brian Smallshaw at the October 26 Workshop!
Brian Smallshaw has been experimenting with charcoal and biochar since 2005, after visiting a traditional charcoal kiln in Iwate...
Beautiful Butter Lettuce
Sometimes the lettuce is perfect and this was one of those days. A mat of white roots glistened as the lettuce moved up the harvest...
Photos from the March Workshop
Participants worked together to design and build two small systems for hydroponic and digeponics trials from spare parts around the...
19 Varieties of Fresh Citrus for Fruit Tastings at Next Week's Workshop
I just came in from the greenhouse after counting ripe citrus varieties and the total is 19! The first workshop of the year will include...
Good uses for Citrus Peel besides the Culinary Ones
Citrus isn't so great for anaerobic digestion but it generated a bit of a discussion in one of my fb groups. Thomas Gram sent this...
Too much citrus peel in the anaerobic digester!
I'm happy to say the digester is up and running beautifully after a series of blunders killed the biology over the Christmas holidays. I...
Cold Hardy Bananas!
The new Dwarf Cavendish Bananas are suffering! Too cold, moist, or the wrong variety...
The Hyperadobe wall - four years later
Artemis asked for an update on the wall, so here it is! It's holding up well. We put in a new row of trees this year so the wall was...
A sunny day in January, fresh oranges and mandarins, so sweet!
January 22 tour of the greenhouse
January freshly picked fruit...
Morning visit to the greenhouse... 5 Oro Blanco grapefruit have ripened and dropped to the ground, a few Tango mandarins and Owari...