Growing your own food is not just a hobby, it's an investment. You are investing in future food supplies, in nature, in sustainability, your health, and in your soil. You can save yourself a lot of money by growing a tropical edible garden, and you'll be helping the planet at the same time. Lets look at some of the great benefits of growing your own food in the tropics, or … [Read more...] about 40 Great Benefits of Growing Your Own Food!
There are a lot of gardening influencers, bloggers, and vloggers today making an income or even a full-time living out of sharing their gardens online. Instagram is where most garden bloggers and influencers start, sharing photos and garden-related captions of their gardens, produce, and plants. In this post we give you a list of captions and quotes for gardeners and about … [Read more...] about Captions For Gardeners (& Gardening Quotes for Instagram)
Pigeon peas are the seeds of the pigeon pea plant and they are edible. The Latin name for the species is Cajanus Cajan or Cajanus Indicus.They are a type of lentil, pea, or seed and the pigeon pea plant is a tropical perennial legume of the family Fabaceae. This makes is a very useful, and beautiful, plant in a tropical garden. You'll find pigeon pea recipes in several tropical … [Read more...] about What are Pigeon Peas?
It may surprise you to know that green chillies and red chillies are the same plant, just one is ripe,and one is picked early. Of course there are many, many varieties of chilli pepper plant (chile to our US friends, the double l in chilli is the British English version) but they're all pretty easy to grow and many can be grown from store or supermarket-bought chilli seeds. … [Read more...] about How To Grow Green Chillies
What are we planting and harvesting in June in our tropical garden. What's growing in June, what's dying, what are we ripping out and what's growing from seed. June is winter here and we have our shortest day. From June onwards days get longer and things get hotter. These month-by-month posts are my record. I want to be able to compare what my plants are doing in the garden … [Read more...] about June in the Garden Harvesting and Planting