My Snacking Backyard – Avocados, Alien Caterpillars and Aibika

I’ve had this dream of creating a Snacking Backyard for the last few years. I’ve been planting fruit trees and perennial vegetables (not a huge fan of annuals) and the plan is to be able to walk around eating fruits and vegetables straight off the plants and trees. The problem with growing fruits and veg in my backyard The soil

Aibika queensland greens how to grow and eat

Growing and Eating Aibika or Queensland Greens – Abelmoschus manihot syn Hibiscus

‘Queensland Greens’ is a name given to this wonderful plant by a famous singer who was visiting Isabell Shipard’s herb farm on the Sunshine Coast, Australia. The leaves of this plant are so valuable in nutrition, she decided it needed a more meaningful name than its other common names; Aibika (PNG), Sunset Muskmallow, Sunset Hibiscus, Pele (Polynesia), Ailan Kapis (Vanuata),