Thursday, January 10, 2008
tropical fruit grove
the property is 8.78 acres 30% of which remains in tropical forest. the balance is former pasture being converted to permaculture fruit forest. plantings include coconut, breadfruit,jackfruit,rambutan,mangosteen,lang sat,durian,banana,avocado,pineapple,rollinia,mango,orange,mamey sapote,black sapote,canistel,miracle fruit,sugar cane,papaya,ginger,tumeric and soursop.
the house currently uses rainwater catchment and a composting privvy.