Creating food resilient gardens in a time of climate change

Green manure

Wild Sunflower as Mulch

Wild sunflower may be useful as a way of reducing weevil attack. Mulch like this (below right in photos) used on top of the ground on a kaukau mound will reduce harmful effects of heavy rain – erosion may be reduced. Top soil is really valuable. reduce cracking of soil during hot sun. That means […]

Legume trees and soil fertility

This post is lifted almost straight from here. It is worth considering for Wetar’s farmers – especially given that they have Gliricidia there already. Note the key to success – cut it very low to the ground so that during main growing season it can’t compete with the food crops. Planting trees that improve soil […]