Tropical gardening: Fertilize with organics for health fall vegetable gardens

Papaya plants are not trees but are fast-growing giant herbs. They are heavy feeders that benefit from generous applications of nutrients. They may be grown from seed at almost any time of the year but require a well-drained soil and a sunny spot in the garden protected from wind. (Courtesy photo/Voltaire Moise)

It is time to think about planting your fall vegetable garden. This week and for the next few weeks let’s consider landscapes that feed us.