Have you heard of a White Sapote?  Australia's Urban Farming Oz Website says this: "As a fresh fruit the White Sapote or “Ice Cream Fruit” is in a league of its own. The fruit is delicious with varying descriptions from those that try it, sweet and less tart than most commercialised fruit with a slightly creamy flavour somewhat similar to an avocado. Then again, it is nothing like an avocado…"

Have you heard of a White Sapote? Australia's Urban Farming Oz Website says this: "As a fresh fruit the White Sapote or “Ice Cream Fruit” is in a league of its own. The fruit is delicious with varying descriptions from those that try it, sweet and less tart than most commercialised fruit with a slightly creamy flavour somewhat similar to an avocado. Then again, it is nothing like an avocado…"

Many snap pea and snow pea varieties can easily grow to reach 7' tall so  building a structure to support your pea vines is crucial. One of the most  inexpensive, and easiest ways to create a tall semi-permanent trellising  structure for your peas is with 8' bamboo poles (about $5 each at your  local hardware store) and garden twine. The following photos show the  process:

How to Build a Bamboo Tri-pod Trellis: A Photo Tutorial

Many snap pea and snow pea varieties can easily grow to reach 7' tall so building a structure to support your pea vines is crucial. One of the most inexpensive, and easiest ways to create a tall semi-permanent trellising structure for your peas is with 8' bamboo poles (about $5 each at your local hardware store) and garden twine. The following photos show the process:

This is a pic from the OSU Vegetable Production Systems Laboratory homepage.  It has a lot of how to stuff about growing vegetables.

This is a pic from the OSU Vegetable Production Systems Laboratory homepage. It has a lot of how to stuff about growing vegetables.

Pink Pearl  A heirloom apple which has bright pink flesh and a deliciously tart taste.    (They grow in my area and are offered in roadside stands in the fall.)

Pink Pearl A heirloom apple which has bright pink flesh and a deliciously tart taste. (They grow in my area and are offered in roadside stands in the fall.)

Need to get the 4 in the ground that are still in pots.  Brazilian Cherry

Need to get the 4 in the ground that are still in pots. Brazilian Cherry

Home-grown loofa sponges are great for exfoliating - and for dinner

Home-grown loofa sponges are great for exfoliating - and for dinner

Fava Beans growing at 1840 Farm.  Young Fava Greens are edible...delicious to munch on while weeding the garden or harvest a small bowl of greens to create a garden fresh salad!  Favas are wonderful cover crops (green manure) and their beans are delicious mashed with a little olive oil, lemon juice and sea salt!

Fava Beans growing at 1840 Farm. Young Fava Greens are edible...delicious to munch on while weeding the garden or harvest a small bowl of greens to create a garden fresh salad! Favas are wonderful cover crops (green manure) and their beans are delicious mashed with a little olive oil, lemon juice and sea salt!

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