What to do with the Glut.
As I have previously mentioned it never rains it pours when it comes to fruit harvest, one minute you can be paying $2 for a single passionfruit, the next you’re almost composting them! Perish the thought.
So what do you do, when the glut comes to your backyard? Continue reading Banana Bounty – Jam
I think most people have experienced the adventure of keeping silkworms, if not personally, possibly through friends, neighbours and or other family members.
So what are these little white grubs all about and how does one go about keeping them? Continue reading On The Silk Road to Silkworm Central
‘Turkish turban’, ‘Jack be little’, ‘Atlantic giant’, ‘Waltham Butternut’ and ‘Jap’ are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes the number of named cultivars of pumpkins out there that can be grown in the home garden.
Did you know that currently the largest pumpkin in world weighed in at over 1000kg?
Continue reading Pumpkins
It was Easter Eve when I embarked on making my Rosella jelly and oh how I wish there was such thing as smellavision so that I could share with you the wonderful smell swirling around my kitchen from the rosellas and sugar cooking away on the stovetop.
Continue reading Rosella Romance
I’m excited my Dwarf Ducasse banana plant has arrived. We already have Blue Java and Gold finger but have been waiting 12 months for this special dwarf growing banana sucker.
Up there with pineapples, pawpaws and coconuts, bananas are definitely part of that quintessential group of ultimate tropical fruits, but did you know that they are actually classed as a herb? Interesting! Continue reading Bountiful Bananas