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Garden Farmacy

This is the raison d’être (reason for being) for my garden:  to eat clean and nutritious food to make the family healthy.

Here’s sharing dishes using food from my garden (recipes to follow):

Alugbati (malabar spinach), Balunggay (moringa), Kulitis (pigweed), Tugabang (saluyot or Nalta jute), and Tanglad (lemongrass) for Laswa dish

PicMonkey Collage LaswaBasil for Basil Chicken dish

Basil Chicken2

Basil for Basil Watermelon drink

PicMonkey Collage basil watermelon

Basil for Basil Peanut pesto

PicMonkey Collage basil pesto

Bok Choy for Steamed Baby Bok Choy with Oyster Sauce dish

Steamed Bok Choy2

Eggplant for Eggplant Cheddar on Lettuce wrap

PicMonkey Collage eggplant wrap

Kadyos (Pigeon Pea) and Kamote (Sweet Potato) leaves for KMK (Kadyos, Manok, Kamote) soup

PicMonkey Collage kmk


Lettuce and Chives for Watermelon & Greens Salad

Lettuce Chives

Lettuce and Chives for Mango & Greens Salad

PicMonkey Collage mango

Lettuce, Egg, Lantana, Begonia, and Wood Sorrel for Egg & Flowers salad



Mint for breath freshener


Pansit-pansitan (Peperomia pellucida) in sandwich

Sinaw Collage

Rose Apple (Tambis) for fruit snack

Rose apple

Turmeric root for tea

PicMonkey Collage Turmeric


  • Food For the Soul!

Frangipani (Kalachuchi) for table decor


  • Food For my African Nighcrawler (ANC) worms

Pigeon Pea (Kadyos) pods, unusable Bok Choy leaves, errant Pigweed,  and grass clipping for worm fodder

ANC food



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Forbes Hill Entrance


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