Growing Bananas and Other Tropical Delights Beyond the Tropics


In yesterday’s video, I dive into zone-pushing bananas and other tropical edibles:

It’s truly amazing what can be done with a little ingenuity.

The experiments I did for years before releasing Push the Zone really opened my eyes to the zone-pushing possibilities. I grew things that other people said were “impossible” to grow in my climate.

A master gardener walked past a group of papayas behind my house once. They were loaded with fruit. Then she literally said:

“Ah, papayas. Too bad you can grow them here!”

And she meant it. The fruit were ripening on the trees and they were very much alive. Yet the official story is “nope – you can’ grow those!”

I laughed over that and I’m still laughing over it.

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