Plant label logbook

As I gather, from a lot of varied sources, more and more perennial plants, it has become more and more evident that I need a logbook to keep track of the plants and to keep a consistent system of abbreviations that are used on the labels I use on the…

Pawpaw from seed (Asimina triloba)

Towards the end of February 2020, I received 50 PawPaw (Asimina triloba) seeds from a seller off eBay. PlugsnPlantsI have found no local sellers or nurseries that had them. I soaked the Pawpaw seeds for a day The seeds came with very clear germination instructions, but since I got so…

Where to get seeds?

Collect your own seeds This year I've started to collect fruit tree seeds/pits and grow plants from them. Everyone in our household has been told they can eat as much fruit as they can as normal, but they have to save the seeds. Quite a few of the apple seeds…

Hugelkultur mistakes

This article is about the hugelkultur mistakes I have made, and mistakes I've read that others have done. Hopefully we will learn omething to learn from this. This post will probably be updated a few times with new mistakes.My hands-on Hugelkulture journey started in the fall of 2018, so I…

What is a food forest garden?

A food forest, or food forest gardening, is an easy to care for ecosystem where the goal is to have ecological food production with a layered environment utilized with fruit and nut trees, shrubs, vines, herbs and perennial vegetables while fostering greater biodiversity. Special care to use companion planting so…

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