So folks, for many of you the days will be drawing in and the temperatures dropping. For us in Singapore and surrounds we have a different thing keeping us inside: the haze, caused by destructive burn-back agricultural practices used in Indonesia, especially to clear for benighted palm oil plantations. The air is choking and the sky a shade of beige. So whether it’s a Northern Hemisphere winter or an equatorial choke-out, we’re both likely to be staying indoors more, and that can be depressing. But fear not, urban farming can help!Read More
In this post I’m going to be going old school, or old home at least. A recent question from a friend about what crops offer the most prolific yields sent me into a whirlwind of research. But, then I stopped as I received an email about selling the apartment in London, and it got me thinking about the small yard I had in that home and three crops that staggered me.
This post therefore may not be as relevant to the good folk in Singapore, but I’d welcome input from readers around the world about which plants have been their biggest producers.Read More