The Joy of Springtime in the Garden
A Forest Garden - Record of Progress

The Joy of Springtime in the Garden

There are many joys waiting in the Spring garden. The most important one for me is sitting on a log watching it all go by. There is Zen somewhere between chickens scratching at the ground and the hum of a city carried by the wind. Nectar feeding birds fight for the highest branches of the Banksia tree, while … Continue reading

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Tamarillo – 5 Reasons Why You Need a Year Round Tomato
A Forest Garden - Record of Progress

Tamarillo – 5 Reasons Why You Need a Year Round Tomato

It’s a Fruit – It’s a Vegetable. Whatever I’m surprised that Solanum betaceum (Tamarillo), does not feature more often in permaculture systems. They are a fast growing small tree with good drought resistance, thrive in a strong wind when kept in bush form to about 2 meters, and of course, they make delicious fruit – … Continue reading