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Growing Turmeric

June 19, 2020

If you live in the subtropics and eat curry, you should be growing turmeric. It’s another set and forget plant that grows in summer when not much else does and always have an over supply come harvest time. From two

Growing Rosellas

May 21, 2020

Rosella, QLD Jam Fruit, Roselle, Jamaican Sorrel, Edible Hibiscus…This plant has a few names and here in the Subtropics it’s a good set and forget plant with an incredibly abundant harvest. The most common use is Jam, however you can

Rosella (Roselle) Recipes

May 20, 2020

This is our second year growing rosellas, and they are definitely be a firm favourite around here. Not only are they stunning plants, they are prolific producers without a great deal of input from us. We actually didn’t even plant

Favourite Tomatoes to Grow

April 17, 2020

My favourite time to grow tomatoes is Autumn. Here in the subtropics we struggle with them over summer due to disease and fruit fly, so I just don’t bother now. We are lucky enough to not get a frost (or