18 Jul – corn & maize, ladybirds & aphids

The maize plant in the 3 Sisters bed has started flowering! :) Do you know what’s the difference between maize and corn? Well, I didn’t. Neighbour Dennis explained that the maize is the plant, and corn is the¬†yummilicious yellow fruit that we are familiar with. — Dennis & his sis also reported seeing quite a…

20 Apr – Update

At least seven neighbours came down to help in today’s group session in the community edible garden! The first things we did was to check out the health of our various growing plants. Some are still really small, but they have really grown quite a bit in the recent rains (after the long 2-month dry…