Ulluco: Seedling Updates

This continues to be an exciting year on the ulluco front.  We have had a total of 8 seeds germinate, one as recently as last week.  The first four plants survived the fragile stage and are now vigorous and healthy, having reached perhaps half of their ultimate size (assuming that they do not grow larger […]

Yacon: Leaves of Three, Let Them Be

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Nature is a good teacher.  One of the most valuable lessons that it teaches is the degree to which we take our powers of observation for granted.  In reality, observation is not a passive activity.  When we observe passively, the brain takes shortcuts.  That is the only explanation I have for the fact that I […]