Thulami Mtembu has worked at Magwa tea farm for 33 years. For him it’s more than a job. “It’s the smell. Every day I come here I feel so refreshed,” he says. “I love the aroma of the tea bush. The conditions here make our tea special.” The fragrant, lime-green bushes stretch away to...Continue reading
For botanist Laura Shiels, herbs in the garden are not only a source of spice and flavor, but of healing. Lemongrass adds zest to a soup but also helps relieve insomnia, while ginger is good for nausea. Chili peppers add spice but also stimulate circulation. Basil can help relieve indigestion or nerves. Rosemary is...Continue reading
Saturday, December 4, 9am-2pm www.malp.org Location: University of Hawaii, Maui Campus, Ag Dept. Free Parking in the Main campus lot (opposite the MAC) Ka‘aike Building Side -Follow signs to the Lawn and Garden Fair Give a plant this Holiday Season...
CLICK HERE for Professional Tree Services on Maui By Robert Krughoff Washington Consumers’ Checkbook Thursday, April 15, 2010 Most of us don’t actually hug trees. But many of us love them, and for good reason. Trees provide shade that helps cool your home. They may flower in the spring and turn lovely colors in...Continue reading