Aloe Barbadensis And The Forty Things That Reveal What A Treasure This Plant Is

Aloe vera (Aloe Barbadensis Mill.) is a yellow-flowering, evergreen perennial, of the genus Aloe. It is a succulent.with a short, stout stem and a rosette of light green to grey-green leaves that emerge from its base in groups of three. The leaves, which are sword-like, fleshy and with a toothed edge, contain a bitter-tasting gel… Read More Aloe Barbadensis And The Forty Things That Reveal What A Treasure This Plant Is

Growing Escellions

Tucked away in my memories, are sightings of several flourishing farm lands in the rural parish of St. Elizabeth; it was there that I saw tall escellions, growing in farm fields, and as lawns in the front yards of several homes. Escellions (Allium fistulosum var. bulbifera) are also called Japanese Bunching Onions, Scallions, Welsh Onions, Spring… Read More Growing Escellions

Before And After Photos Of Our Vegetable Garden

These are the photos of our hillside vegetable garden. BEFORE photos: photo taken when terracing work was completed after the aged tree fell down (January 2018) AFTER photo: photo of tomatoes and corn (March 2017) The next photo shows the terracing work at right, that’s where the sweet pepper plants are growing (beside the lemon… Read More Before And After Photos Of Our Vegetable Garden