Organic rather than transgenetic.
Labor instead of chemicals.
Diversity in place of monoculture.
Monday, May 25, 2015
apart from a bit of pastel green at the base of the sprout the mashua seems pretty inert ( top photo )...it is a tuber though and they can take their sweet time now and then...we'll see what develops with the nasturtium as the season goes on...the yacon ( second photo ) came as live plants and seems to be adapting to the midwest reasonably well...it is unfazed by daylength unlike some other andean tubers so i am looking forward to seeing what it can do...spuds are everywhere...in containers...in the ground...at the community garden...at two of my daughters'...the basement seed potato project netted forty-five tubers in a rotation over the winter with some going into the community garden as full fledged plants and some going in at my daughters' as drops...hoping for a bumper crop of tubers this season...not counting them yet though.
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.