"A Limequat is a cross between kumquat and lime. Shaped somewhat like a kumquat with a bulbous end they are about 3 inches long and yellow when ripe with a tart lime flavor. I bought my trees in Phoenix and grow them in my greenhouse in…"
"I made a Limequat marmalade this spring from my home grown limequats. Because they are edible peel and all there was no need to soak overnight or boil for 2 hours. I just used the marmalade recipe that came with the box of pectin."
"Citrus is usually propagated by cuttings or grafting and grafting to an appropriate rootstock usually creates a stronger, more vigorous plant. I grow 10 varieties of citrus in Colorado including limes, Key limes(also called Mexican limes) and…"
I am a bonsai tree artist selling to botanic gardens and garden centers in over 20 states. I have miniature orange bonsai trees in bloom with dozens of oranges(some ripe) on them. I have a 150 case cellar of home made wines going back to 1986. Author of Herbal Bonsai, Stackpole Press, 1995.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Valentine dinner menu. Tomato soup from 12 varieties of home grown heirloom tomatoes, garnished with avocado and feta cheese. Sauteed asparagus with bonsai oranges and sweet red, yellow and mole peppers from the greenhouse; red grapes, almonds and garlic. Shrimp and blood orange segments wrapped in turkey bacon off the grill. Heart shaped dark chocolate layer cake with Bing cherry jam filling. 2008 Golden Raspberry wine.
Currently writing Eat Your Bonsai
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My latest DIY project:
Setting up a photo shoot of flowering and fruiting bonsai for my book Eat Your Bonsai.