Moved to Sanibel Island 2 years ago from SE Idaho. So much to learn here! Slowly converting existing landscape to food forest/permaculture. Just took out all the grass in the back yard and installed figs, sapodilla, papaya, banana, cherry, jujube, jaboticaba, maypop, dragon fruit, mango, canna lily, hibiscus, katuk, mulberry. Using powder puff mimosa and pine straw as a ground cover. On my plant list is pomegranate, ginger, persimmon, pawpaw, macadamia, plantain, florida cranberry, moringa, etc... We have a brackish water lake in our back yard so I am hoping this might provide additional opportunity for some plantings. One thing I haven't gotten going yet is a compost pile. I have never been without one and am really missing it.
It's been quite awhile since this thread has been active. I live on Sanibel in SW Florida 10a. Just wondering if anyone has any new growing experiences with either sweet or regular potatoes. I am slowly installing a food forest on my property and am currently doing a banana ring- papaya in the center, sweet potato as a ground cover and banana plants around the papaya. Was wondering about doing potatoes in a burlap bag. Would love a suggestion on a variety to try. Thanks and peace