Dust off that tomato

We’re talking heirloom plants. An Heirloom plant is one that may have been commonly grown in the past, but is not commercially grown in modern agriculture. Why do people plant Heirloom varieties? Exceptional Taste – Modern varieties sacrifice taste , for commercial viability (being able to be gas ripened.) Whereas Heirloom vegetables were saved because … Continued


These facts are Bananas!

In researching composting heavy hitters, there seemed to be not only a lot of uses, but a lot of interesting facts about Bananas. Botanically, Bananas are Berries The vivid yellow colour consumers normally associate with supermarket bananas is caused by an artificial ripening process. Bananas can be ordered by the retailer “ungassed” (i.e. not treated with … Continued