Dear Family & Friends
Been overdosing myself with watching you tube videos on permaculture gardening, forest gardening, gardening how-to, and more gardening videos etc......increasingly, it made me think that I really want to be a gardener for life.
|Still a lot of leafy greens to harvest, considering it's now beginning of winter
When my mother came to visit us for two months recently, she's amazed how much we grow to eat. I literally go to the garden every morning for most of the year, to pick fresh food for the family...it has become my habit. Eventually, I think I want to grow more to share. Food is indispensable and everyone earns money to spend on food.
No, we're not self sufficient when it comes to food, never will...but I could say that we never buy vegetables and fruits in supermarkets ...very very occasionally, like when somebody gets tempted with bananas or oranges which we can't grow. Even though, buying those fruit is a hit & miss when it comes to taste:(
|a gift of granny smiths apples from a neighbour's big orchard
Ideally I want the idea of bartering within the community...but saying that, I like Asian veggies and am more adventurous with variety of greens, but our Bulgarian neighbours just stick to their usual tomato, cucumber, sweet pepper, potato and cabbages. So, it seems like I've got nothing that I can share with them!.
|Quinces stored in boxes...there's about 15 boxes with at about a doz/box
So, How will this plan of mine work? Will it ever do?