This cat hangs out in an abandoned lot I planted.
Ingredients: Following are some of the basic, essential ingredients necessary for the fabrication of high-quality, low-tech, fermented compost Charcoal Charcoal (carbon) improves the physical characteristics of the soil by facilitating […]
Here’s a recent photo of the trees I’m growing in one area of the nursery in the Santa Familia building. The collection is very diverse, each species has multiple uses; […]
Below are photos of, a) Peanutbutter fruit flowers (Bunchosia argentea), b) almost ripe curry tree fruit (Murraya koenegii), and c) citrus (lemon) flowers. I’ll upload photos of my Randia formosa, […]
This is a small, meter by 3 meter patch of vegetation that I planted about a year ago. First a thick layer of concrete had to be removed (the primary […]
Java Apple and Dwarf Jaboticaba, bearing fruit in 10 – 15 gallon containers.
Everyday the issue of food becomes more and more grave. As prices for ffresh produce climb, people eat worse and worse quality food, synthetic, grown with chemicals, imported from further […]
This structure, located behind the Antiguo Conservatorio Nacional near Plaza Herrera, is one of our nurseries, all of which are foused on growing a wide diversity of native, non-native, edible […]
This is a very impressive vine. Uninhibited it will cover a relatively large structure in a year. This one is planted in a thick clay/packed clay rock situation, but has, […]
Previously weighing about 40 pounds, this jackfruit yielded 60+ seeds. An excellent variety. Tomorrow I’ll bring them to the nursery and begin the germination process. Below: After deconstructing the jackfruit […]
Here are a few shots of a previously vacant lot in Casco Viejo. Formerly colonized by trash and miscellaneous urban detritus not worthy of mention . Steadily, I have been […]
Canistel originates in Mexico and Central America where it has been cultivated since antiquity. It is now very common in Cuba and tropical America from Florida to Uruguay, it can […]
Young trees in St. Familia nursery. I´m curious to know how these trees, and other bushfruits, will do in large containers for rooftops and balconies.
I’m growing this on my balcony in Casco Viejo. The flowers just opened up a few days ago, with an incredible scent. I’m hand pollinating them for better fruit set. […]