Is it possible to grow fruit trees from seed? Or will the fruit be totally different from the parent plant? Years ago, I saw a tv program that tried – and succeeded – making so-called “preppers” look as crazy as possible. I found myself freuently shaking my head at the families featured on the show […]
A food forest, or edible forest garden, is a food production strategy that mimics a woodland ecosystem. Find out how to create a low-maintenance, perennial, permaculture garden with edible rewards!
A guild is a grouping of plants that supports a central element—such as a fruit tree—for maximum harvest and use of space. Learn more about this permaculture technique for creating a low-maintenance system that also improves biodiversity.
Grafting fruit trees might seem like an intimidating task that not many know how to do… This is a step by step picture tutorial for grafting fruit trees.
It’s fall! Whether you planted a fall garden or are putting your garden to bed for the winter, here’s what to do in October.
Although the original apple and plum trees our family planted here over 150 years ago when they inherited this land in the Homestead Act are still here, we knew modern conveniences meant we could grow other fruits and even some nut trees too. Living in the high-desert means not much rain. Using collected and passive […]