All about healthy Tapioca root

Tapioca is a starch extracted from the root of the plant species Manihot esculenta. This species, native to the Amazon (e.g Brazil), is now cultivated worldwide and has many names, including cassava, bitter-cassava, manioc, “mandioca”, “aipim”, “macaxeira”, “manioca”, “boba”, “yuca” (not to be confused with yucca), “Sagudana” (literally, Sagu drops) … Continue reading

How to make easy compost

Autumn tidying creates green and woody material for composting. You will have all the ingredients for quality garden compost next year. Aim for a balance of between 25-50 per cent soft, green material such as vegetable kitchen waste(no oily stuff) and lawn clippings, with the remainder shredded woodier materials such … Continue reading

How Much Water

One deep watering is much better than watering several times lightly. Lawns need about 1 inch of water each week. If the weather is very hot, apply an inch of water about every 3 days. Watering to a depth of 4-6 inches encourages deeper, healthier root development. It allows longer … Continue reading