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Vote for Starbank Park

Voting  for the People’s Choice Award (at www.greenflagaward.org) closes on Friday. Please vote for us!  We were third in Scotland last year and we’d love to do even better this year! 37 more words


Summer lives on

Personally, I’m really pleased that it has cooled down – new coat and boots which I couldn’t wear if it was roasting – and the vegetables don’t seem to have blinked an eyelid at the change to autumn. 38 more words


Cucumber Meets Salad

I was recently suckered into purchasing a pickling cuke. No hard feelings, as I turned it into an amazing summer drink. I still, however, had half of it staring at me every time I opened my fridge. 119 more words

Kitchen Adventures


Waiting can be the best thing to do sometimes. This small sprout finally shot out of the earth five weeks after I planted the seed. The cold winter is getting closer, and I am left hoping that it will survive to bloom into a flower. 39 more words

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming: My Garlics and Scallions Update

Finally an update from the urban farming side of things.

My garlics seems to be doing well, but I had to rescue my scallions from a worm yesterday morning. 198 more words

Jamaican Articles


I was clearing a garden bed today and pulled out a beet—forgotten in the masses of summer produce—left from last year’s garden. It was the size of an adult’s head, with dozens of sprouts coming from it. 96 more words