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Lauri Berger left a comment for Rebecca Glenn
"HI Rebecca! The one item I found that grows VERY well in our very hot summers is okra. It absolutely loves the heat and abundant sunshine. Of course, if you don't like okra, that's not much help to you. I hadn't really eaten them before growing…"
Aug 15, 2010
Lauri Berger left a comment for Rebecca Glenn
"Welcome! Growing plants in the desert can be challenging at times, but well worth it. The growing/planting schedule here is very different than pretty much everywhere else though. It took me a while to get used to that after I came here from…"
Jul 15, 2010
Lauri Berger replied to Lauri Berger's discussion Banana Yucca in Native & Perennial Foods
"So we cut open the immature fruit as recommended by a local nursery guy and removed all the seeds and are now drying them for the next 2 weeks. We'll start them in pots, indoors, before planting them in the yard in Sept or Oct.
Then, we sliced up…"
Jul 8, 2010
Lauri Berger posted a discussion in Native & Perennial Foods
My husband and I got a hold of a banana yucca fruit up north over the weekend.  Seems it can grow here as well.  Anyone have any experience propogating from seed? Any suggestions/tips/advice gladly accepted!Also, anyone have any recipes for the…
Jul 4, 2010