Organic rather than transgenetic.
Labor instead of chemicals.
Diversity in place of monoculture.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
"yacon is propagated with offsets ( small "plantlets" taken from the base of the main stem ) with a few cylindrical roots attached. single node stem cuttings root readily." from "lost crops of the incas: little known plants of the andes with promise of worldwide cultivation._________________________________________________i learn new things every day i'm working in and for the garden...one of the reasons i do this...and it's pleasing to see they yacon in my yard behaving in described patterns...that should,( i hope ) mean that it is daylength neutral and that it finds the alien climate amenable to its continued growth...i will be researching the proper methods of propagating this plant ( and by "proper" i mean traditional ) and will be working towards establishing more plants and learning their habits better.
an industrial worker and university student (everyone needs a hobby...my hobbies have evolved and, to keep things straight, i have left my formal student career behind for reasons that are too detailed to delve into here...continuing to be a student of life however and not adverse to learning...stasis is death ) sliding down the back side of middle age...a social loner with collectivist leanings...explain that.