National Geographic : 1969 Jan
found that many plants throve when grown in the loose cinders. This material sponges up scanty winter rainfall and nightly dew and preserves the moisture KODACHROMEBYFLIP SCHULKE,BLACKSTAR during the rainless months. A single vine thus nurtured may yield a hundredpounds or more of grapes for the noted tawny wines of the island. 123 N.G.S.