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Even though the heat is on this Summer, we’ve had more success with Ginger, Turmeric and Galangal than we’ve ever had. We’ve tried growing each before, with limited success…very limited. This year though, we got some Galangal and Ginger rhizomes with well developed buds… Continue Reading “Our first big-time success for the new year”
Hopefully lots and lots! Baby mushrooms that is… A while back, I did a workshop at Slape’s Mushroom House and learned all about growing King Stropharia mushrooms in the garden. When I was there I bought a bunch of Blue Oyster grain spawn that… Continue Reading “We’re having babies!”
Can you guess which tree both of these come from?
Family: Solanaceae Habitat: Forest margins, woodland edges Description and uses: Kangaroo Apple (Solanum aviculare) is one of the amazing Solanum family which gives us so much of our food and lots of our medicines. It’s a bushy plant that grows to around 3 metres tall down this… Continue Reading “Kangaroo Apple (Solanum aviculare) “