My Neighbor gave me 2 Papayas from her tree and I have planted the seeds both in the back garden and the front! In the back the spot I Planted them in was mostly sand, so I made a mini lasagna bed. I dug a trench lined it with bamboo leaves, them green clippings, then Hay mixed with Chicken Poop, then the sandy soil. Planted the seeds and covered them lightly. Then I covered with a thin layer of hay! In the front I just planted because I have built great soil up there! This is the article I read up on to learn how to plant these http://www.tropicalpermaculture.com/growing-papaya.html.If you live above Zone 9, this would be a green house plant indeed! Or a beautiful Indoor plant
My Neighbors also brought me over to a local farmer's place. So Wild! Sam is growing so much and it looks as though he is utilizing permie techniques. I brought him some Black beans and Kidney beans to grow. In return he gave me 3 Banana Trees and Sugar Cane to grow!!! WHAT!!! So I now have 3 banana trees and a Sugar Cane Privacy block growing!! YES!!! Here are some photo's I took of his farm!
|Hi Hansome Rooster and a couple of Lavender Araucanas!!|
|See where this Rooster is? Well this strip is lined with tubs and filled with water, growing duckweed to use to fertilize his plot!|
|Random Picture of trees|
|GIANT Bamboo Cluster! Just think, My Cluster will be this big someday! I wish that you could really see how big it is, Some of these shoots are the size of a skinny girl thigh!|
And now for some from home :)
|Sun Dapples through my Bamboo in the Morning and I love to look at it!|
|Rain and Wind|
|HDR, Look at that Sky!|
|Lowered Summer Shade with some hay to hold moisture better :)|
|From this angle it looks like a jungle :)|
|Rain Chain in Action!|
What a great week!! Rain all weekend! I Love that!!! be back soon with more Updates!!!
Seed What You Need~ Tara and Sara