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

Advertisements
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

Using Ting Bottle In My Container Garden

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #22: Using Ting Bottle In My Container Garden

Plastic pollution involves the accumulation of plastic products in the environment that adversely affects wildlife, wildlife habitat, or humans. Plastics that act as pollutants are categorized into micro-, meso-, or macrodebris, based on size. In America alone, Americans used about 50 billion plastic water bottles last year. However, the U.S.'s recycling rate for plastic is only 23 … Continue reading Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #22: Using Ting Bottle In My Container Garden

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming: Separating The Plants From The Lawn

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #21: Separating The Plants From The Lawn

Separating The Plants From The Lawn Remember, I mentioned in an earlier article, that I had to remove the grass from where the plants were? To the corner, the grass was tall and lush, with little worms roaming about; meanwhile my flowers were looking droopy and dry. Well, today I took it a bit further, … Continue reading Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #21: Separating The Plants From The Lawn

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming: The Buds Of My Labour

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #15: No Instant Perfection

No Instant Perfection Its morning muster and one don’t pass inspection at all but he will soon come up to scratch. I have come to accept that the prevailing lesson for serious gardeners, is patience. All plants are not created equal and they each sometimes require different handling. Right now, I simply have to wait for some … Continue reading Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #15: No Instant Perfection

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming: Plastic ICool Bottles for Container Gardening

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #14: Plastic ICool Bottles for Container Gardening

While I am on a writers vacation. I am starting my bottle garden project. I use many different plastic bottles, whatever is lying around. Or rather than throw away, my drink bottles I recycle them. These are small Jamaican iCool bottles and I am waiting for my flower seeds to #germinate. You can see that … Continue reading Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #14: Plastic ICool Bottles for Container Gardening

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming: The Buds Of My Labour

Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #8: Getting Rid Of The Grass

Getting Rid Of The Grass It’s been a long, good, tiring day of gardening. Finally cut away the grass from the section with the #flowers. The grass was super healthy and green and my plants were dying or suffering. This was an important lesson. Flowers and grass, don't always mix. This amatuer gardener is certainly … Continue reading Jamaican Urban Organic Farming #8: Getting Rid Of The Grass