Florida is an ideal location for growing a wide variety of crops due to its warm and humid climate. One such crop that has gained popularity in recent years is the ube, also known as purple yam. Although traditionally grown in the Philippines, the ube has found a new home in Florida’s zone 9b. In… Continue reading Grow Ube in Florida!
Modern farming practices can deplete the land of minerals, create pollution, cause loss of biodiversity and wildlife as well as produce less nutrient rich foods.1 These practices are productive for large short-term gains, but eventually we rob ourselves of using the land productively in the future. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. We… Continue reading Permaculture Design Principle #1: Observations