Return after 10 months absence

After 10 months absence due to family and studies abroad, I returned to the land hardly recognizing the plants we planted just 1 year before! In the tropics, the rainy season can be an intense growing period. In our case, most plants doubled in size!

Here’s just a quick look at how much things have grown:

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Banana Firebreak

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Coconut Palm

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Terrace of the Food Forest

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Coffee in the Shade of larger legumes and productive trees

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The Swale – a passive water harvesting ditch on contour

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Cassava – an edible root crop

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Stubble after our first rice harvest

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Star Apple

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Pondside Plants (Papyrus and lemongrass)

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Flower in the Ginger Family used for shampoo

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Aloe vera and Brazil peanut groundcover

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Moringa oleifera – a superfood, every part of the tree is edible and rich in vitamins!

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