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The below item complements this article read in the current issue:

Edible Aquatics
(p. 78)
Water Chestnut
stirfry recipe.

Arno King
MAIH – Brisbane
Landscape Architect

We tend to think of garden ponds as places of beauty, where we can admire goldfish cruising under lush flowering waterlilies or listen to the croaking of frogs. But ponds can also be highly productive places in the garden.

Many ancient civilizations realised the great fertility associated with aquatic environments. The most famous of these are the paddy fields of South East Asia or floating gardens of Mexico.

From a 2 page Subtropicalia Produce Article in Issue Four
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Stir Fry waterchestnuts.
 
Steve Popple
MAIH – Darwin
Horticulturist

Steve Popple discusses three plants in this article:

Dragon fruit (Hylocereus undatu)
Avocado (Persea amaricana)
Pineapples (Ananas cosmosu)

From a 2 page Subtropicalia Produce Article in Issue Four
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Very popular addition to fruit platters. Dragonfruit have a crisp watery texture and are best served slightly chilled. A red fleshed variety is also grown.
 
 

 

   
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