sarah's own natural garden

updates from our lifestyle block – gardening, chickens, green cleaning and more


Growing and eating the South American vegetable – Yacon

yacon plant

Yacon growing in foreground

In September 2015 I planted yams, kumara and yacon.  I’ve never tried yacon before but I’d read alot about it.  It’s a South American tuber which is very good for us (apparently). It sounded like it tasted interesting and is simple to grow so I was keen to try growing it. Continue reading