The jackfruit are ripening and the air is perfumed with the scent of Juicy Fruit bubblegum. Some people don't like the smell of jackfruit ripening, but I love it. In Totally Crazy Easy Gardening episode 11, I show you how to tell if a jackfruit is ripe, then we harvest one and Rachel butchers it brutally on film. I also rap. And film completely in manual focus with an old Canon 18-55mm kit lens. I like the way it looks, except for the very intro bit where it came out grainy. Ah well... practice, practice, practice. The same goes for rare fruit: we may not open a jackfruit well, but we do get it open and eat it.
Find more on jackfruit and other interesting edibles at http://www.thesurvivalgardener.com. Thanks for watching!