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Papaya Tree

Some time last year I had a red papaya a friend had grown in his back yard in central Florida. It was a great tropical treat and I saved some of the seeds. I did not remember that I actually … Continue reading

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Hexagarden July Update

The Hexagarden is enjoying the wet summer in North Florida.  The sweet corn and sunflowers are growing tall while the herbs and vines grow below. The Hexagarden is six raised beds arranged in a circle. I can work from the … Continue reading

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Strawberries

When I was a boy in Kentucky I looked forward to the fresh taste of strawberries every spring.  Nothing is sweeter than a fresh ripe strawberry plucked from the vine.  I would eat all I could and on occasion sell … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Sunchoke

The Sunchoke is a native sunflower in the eastern North America.  Unlike the other sunflowers we normally plant in the garden, the best part is not the seeds, it’s the roots (tubers). Sometimes called Jerusalem Artichokes or Sunroots, Sunchokes were … Continue reading

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