During the Permaculture convergence held in Canberra in April 2018 Morag spoke to David Holmgren about his new book Retrosurbia. To see this interview click here
Boil up Sweet Leaf leaves and tips with some onion and casava in coconut water. Take off the boil and add coconut cream, chilli and soy sauce to taste.
Delicious! Couldn’t be more simple. I have lived on this dish. The smell of sweet leaf cooking is a savory delight.
Common names: Sweet Leaf, Tropical asparagus, Chang Kok, Star gooseberry, Katuk
Origin: Tropical and Sub-Tropical Asia
Plant: Sweet leaf will grow in most soils, including heavy clay. It tolerates high rainfall as well as dry conditions, will grow in full sun or handle shade.
Harvest: All year (growth does slow in winter)
Propagation: By seeds, suckers or cuttings
Plants available in our nursery
Join Gayle, Robyn and Bree from our ‘Give Plastic the Flick’ group to make your own wax wraps. This is a hands-on workshop.
- A fine cotton material, you may have some at home or check out Op Shops as they often have small pieces of cotton material, must be cotton, not poly cotton, suggested sizes – Small ( 12x 12 cm), Medium ( 23 x 23 cm), Large( 33×33 cm). You need to wash and dry your material prior to the workshop. Gayle will also have a plentiful supply of material available on the day for a small fee.
- Pinking Sheers if you have them
- Cool drinks and morning tea ( fridge available ).
This will be a relaxed fun morning. To book, click here
Tea & coffee will be served after the event, please bring your own mug as YCG strives to host waste free workshops. Also note the workshops are all weather events (rain or shine).
Places are limited and bookings essential.