Category: Gardening

Growing Apple Trees from seed

Johnny Appleseed is often depicted as a happy-go-lucky farmer who roamed the American frontier barefoot wearing a pan on his head and scattering apple seeds. Although this image fits comfortably with folklore, Johnny Appleseed was was actually a real person.

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Aquaponics Gardening

Aquaponic gardens can give you lots of fresh vegetables and tasty fish, they are great for any type of home as well as for any age and occupation you may have. However, they will not take care of themselves! It

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Food Forest – Perennial Vegetables

Perennial Vegetables Asparagus This seasonal delicacy provides B and C vitamins, iron, and calcium, and can thrive almost anywhere in the US except Florida and the Gulf Coast where the mild, wet winters prevent its dormancy cycle.  Give some thought

Food Forest – Persimmon Trees

Growing persimmons (Diospyros virginiana) is a great way to enjoy something different in the garden. Early explorers to American valued this tree, as did Native Americans who used the fruit, which hung on the tree into winter, for food during

Perennial Food Forest – Canopy Fruit & Nut Trees

A food forest is a gardening technique or land management system, which mimics a woodland ecosystem by substituting edible trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals. Fruit and nut trees make up the upper level, while berry shrubs, edible perennials and annuals