Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles centered around simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and features observed in natural ecosystems. The term permaculture (as a systematic method) was first coined by Australians David Holmgren, then a graduate student, and his professor, Bill Mollison, in 1978.
Echinopsis pachanoi, San Pedro cactus, Huachuma, Chuma, and Wachuma.
Cactus of the 4 winds
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This plant is native to areas of the Andean Mountains where extremes in temperature and altitude are experienced, affecting and influencing the growth of this green columnar cacti, which can stretch out half a meter per year to it’s common length of 3 to 6 meters, but growth will continue until finally succumbing to it’s own weight eventually.
Made our first fig and lime preserve from and on the farm. Recipe as follows:
1kg Brown sugar
Half a packet of baby green figs ( get them before the mousebirds do)
5 almost ripe limes, cut the skins and rind in thin lines, squeeze the juice of two of the limes into the pot.
A tablespoon of ground cinnamon.
A table spoon of nutmeg
1 litre of water.
Put on the stove at medium heat for about 2 hours.
Sterilise glass jars and bottle mixture with figs and lime. Check out last years fig blog post.