5 Tips To Follow When Planting Around The Base Of A Tree

How to Plant Around The Base Of A Tree Putting plants around the base of a tree can look great, but it’s also a challenge. They don’t get as much light and they are competing with the tree for water. There is also a chance that you could damage the tree if you don’t care … Continue reading 5 Tips To Follow When Planting Around The Base Of A Tree

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #32: Views From My Garden #7

The garden Ecosystem My garden supports a whole ecosystem.  I was relaxing in my garden chair when I heard this little guy munching behind me. About the writer: Poetess Denise N. Fyffe is a published author of over 30 books, for more than six years and enjoys volunteering as a Counselor. She is a freelance writer for … Continue reading Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #32: Views From My Garden #7

Jamaican Urban Organic Gardening: Views From My Garden

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #31: Views From My Garden #6

Since summer, I have enjoyed learning about gardening and indulging in an age old practice that brings peace and relaxation. Here are a few of my girls on display. Enjoy the view from my Jamaican Urban Organic Garden. ***** The Game Changers These are the game changers for my garden. I put in those tall plants you see to … Continue reading Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #31: Views From My Garden #6

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #30: Views From My Garden #5

HURRICANE MATTHEW This was early October when Hurricane Matthew was stomping through the Caribbean. Jamaica was miraculously spared, but we got some rain. I took most of the containers inside because they were being flooded. My potatoes were the casualty because the blue buckets turned to mush and I never again saw a sign of … Continue reading Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #30: Views From My Garden #5

Views From My Garden by Denise Fyffe

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #29: Views From My Garden #4

Since summer, I have enjoyed learning about gardening and indulging in an age old practice that brings peace and relaxation. Here are a few of my girls on display. Enjoy the view from my Jamaican Urban Organic Garden. ***** garden pests By now, I was learning a harsh lesson about garden pests; especially because I am trying … Continue reading Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #29: Views From My Garden #4

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #28: Views From My Garden #3

Since summer, I have enjoyed learning about gardening and indulging in an age old practice that brings peace and relaxation. Here are a few of my girls on display. Enjoy the view from my Jamaican Urban Organic Garden. ***** The Lessons At this point, I began to learn a few more lessons. Plants and grass don't always mix. … Continue reading Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #28: Views From My Garden #3

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #27: Views From My Garden #2

Since summer, I have enjoyed learning about gardening and indulging in an age old practice that brings peace and relaxation. Here are a few of my girls on display. Enjoy the view from my Jamaican Urban Organic Garden. ***** ...And then, I had a growing desire to see beautiful blooming plants in my garden. I initially started … Continue reading Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #27: Views From My Garden #2

Jamaican Urban Organic Gardening: Views From My Garden #1

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #26: Views From My Garden #1

Since summer, I have enjoyed learning about gardening and indulging in an age old practice that brings peace and relaxation. Here are a few of my girls on display. Enjoy the view from my Jamaican Urban Organic Garden. ***** In the beginning, I started out with container gardening for my pumpkin, onion, scallion and melons. The palms … Continue reading Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #26: Views From My Garden #1

Views From My Garden by Denise Fyffe

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #23: The Tale of Pakchoi, Okra, Cucumbers and Callaloo

THE TALE OF PAKCHOI, CUCUMBERS & OKRA In October, I began a set of new crops; the cucumbers, callaloo, pakchoi and okra. These proved quite a surprise because they threatened to overrun their containers and my sunroom in time. Ultimately, I found them a cool spot in my Jamaican Urban Organic Garden to chill and grow a … Continue reading Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #23: The Tale of Pakchoi, Okra, Cucumbers and Callaloo