Catch up on the latest news from the IG blog

Where the time goes
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After two months away from this space I am back with big developments in our life at IG. Most importantly we have recently added a new member, a baby girl born May 2nd.... Read More

Simple PVC planters
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Between Sri-Lankan holidays and freak illnesses, I have been in the process of filling out our new simple pvc planters which we have added all around the perimeter of the rooftop garden. We chose... Read More

Easy lemon preserves
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These easy lemon preserves are great for slicing and adding where you would normally use fresh lemons that are no longer in season. The lemons take about a month to really preserve (start while... Read More

Intrepid Gardens 101: Choosing containers
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When beginning to grow food in a small urban space, you are likely to follow up selecting your varieties with choosing containers. If you are new to gardening, containers help set an achievable goal... Read More

Intrepid Gardens 101: Start with local varieties
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This should be a no-brainer for sustainable gardening, but it is especially difficult for us temperate climate transplants to remember when we first take on vegetable gardening in the tropics. Ornamentals and spices... Read More