While the big fruit trees are slowly sending their roots into the ground at the field, the supporting cast are being nurtured and grown in the nursery. Parallel worlds indeed. Farming is a game of time and patience.
Month: December 2019
Carving a lazy man’s path
No workers. No money. Quick fix to get walkable paths up and running to do manual watering for now.
Wrapping up the planting season
There’s only so much I can plant and maintain over a period of time. As the new year approaches, the dry season looms ahead. It’s time to hunker down and solidify my establishment of existing plants instead of planting more.
Trimming Vetiver Grasses
Life is indeed beautiful and meaningful when you’re working with a truly multi-functional natural element that is almost unsurpassable as the vetiver. A quick trim of a vetiver hedge refreshes the farm.
Damning rain for a dam
The recent wet season has served as a good test for this embattled dam. Nature is a formidable force to be reckoned with. Visual checks have unearthed more improvements to be undertaken to rush for its completion in preparation for the dry season.