Category Archives: pollinators

Oca: Around the oca patch

We spent a few hours collecting oca (Oxalis tuberosa) cuttings with maturing pods today – about 250 in total.  That should translate into a lot of seed.  With more than 4000 seeds as of today, it is tempting to get lazy and let these open pollinated pods go, but there is no guarantee that we’ll […]

Oca: Of pods and pollinators

I suppose there is a risk of boring you all to death with the non-stop oca (Oxalis tuberosa) posts, but most of my garden time right now is focused on trying to get seeds from our oca plants and removing a plague of slugs from our potatoes.  I thought about doing a post on the […]