mu cai ~ delicious vegetable for stir fry

The edible leaves of “mu cai” are ready for harvesting! Have not been able to find English name, “mu cai” is the Mandarin name. I believe it is a type of lettuce. Neighbour Mr. Teo encourages neighbours to harvest the leaves, and said the leaves when stir fried are really tasty. Must say that this…

18 Oct – Nature Co’s visit and more :)

By schedule, our group activity for this week is actually Sunday morning. We re-scheduled to Saturday morning for this week as Nature Company (which is sponsoring knowledge, equipment, compost, etc to us over a 6-month period) can only come down to our garden on 3rd Saturday of the month, from 9am. On our request, they  brought along…

11 Oct – Sweet potato harvesting & more :)

We had 9(+2) neighbours joining in the group activities today. First activity for the day – sweet potato harvesting! Neighbour Mr. Teo said that the Japanese sweet potato plants were yellowing, and it was time to harvest the sweet potatoes. It was our first time harvesting the tubers, and not the leaves – and we had…

14-Jun – Update

Here’s a quick update on what’s been going on at the edible garden… :) Dennis & Lydia had a good idea… There are quite a few palm trees around the estate, and there are often large dried leaves lying around. Why not use them as material for our open compost heap? So, we experimented with one….

27 April – Update

Alright! Time for a quick update from Lydia and Dennis! Just back from a rather quiet but still productive weekend gardening session. Met a neighbor, Augustine, who was visiting the garden for the first time today. Hopefully we’ll see more of him, and everyone else, in the future! We harvested the Gu Cai and cleaned…