May 28, 2011

Chives - our first harvest to the P&l kitchen.

Special roof guest Jamie Kennedy plants a bed of Okra.

Epiphytes survive on air, rain, and "nutrients," from Queen Street West air

An epiphyte is a plant that grows upon another plant (such as a tree) non-parasitically or sometimes upon some other object (such as a building or a telegraph wire), derives its moisture and nutrients from the air and rain and sometimes from debris accumulating around it, and is found in the temperate zone (as many mosses, liverworts, lichens and algae) and in the tropics (as many ferns, cacti, orchids, and bromeliads).

Inner assembly - soil, water, roots

Spring 2011