Permaculture Plant Guilds Plants helping Plants

Permaculture Plant Guilds Plants helping Plants Permaculture Plant Guilds Plants helping Plants are A Permaculture Technique of grouping plants that work together to support one another to the fullest.A plant guild is a grouping of plants that work together to...

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Weekly Schedule 11_30_15 and 1st Podcast

Weekly Schedule 11_30_15 and 1st Podcast Here is what we are going to be covering this week on the Great Escape Farms blog post:Monday – Plant Guild – A Permaculture PracticeTuesday – Mimosa – TreeWednesday - Other Nurseries – Rare...

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Spicebush Plant Information – A Wild Edible

Spicebush Plant Information – A Wild Edible This post, titled Spicebush Plant Information – A Wild Edible, provides information including edibility and propagation of this medicinal plant.Spicebush (Lindera benzoin) is a wild edible that is native to eastern North America. ...

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Thanksgiving and Native American Farmers

This post, Thanksgiving and Native American Farmers, gives a glimpse into the lives of the settlers in the 17th century and some of their farming practices.In the fall of 1620 the Mayflower arrived off the coast of Plymouth Massachusetts.  By...

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Siberian Pea Shrub Plant Information | A Permaculture Plant

Siberian Pea Shrub Plant Information | A Permaculture Plant This post, titled Siberian Pea Shrub Plant Information | A Permaculture Plant, provides information on permaculture uses and propagation of this medicinal tree.The Siberian Pea Shrub (Caragana arborescen) is a permaculture...

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Companion Planting is Plants helping Plants

Companion Planting is Plants helping Plants This blog post on companion planting is more of a guide for future planting than a “good read”.  It is intended as a tool for you to used when planting next spring.  Below we...

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Viburnum Blackhaw Tree Information is Another Unique Edible Plant

Viburnum Blackhaw Tree Information is Another Unique Edible Plant Viburnum Blackhaw Tree Information is Another Unique Edible Plant. Viburnum Blackhaw (Viburnum prunifolium), another unique edible plant, is a native as an understory shrub in the Eastern and Midwestern United States. ...

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Schedule for the week of November 23, 2015

Here is the tentative schedule for this week.  I may change up Thursday and go with something Thanksgiving themed if I have time.  If I don’t have time to do that, the schedule below will stand.Monday – Plant –...

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Establishing a Food Forest DVD Review

Establishing a Food Forest DVD Review This post is titled Establishing a Food Forest DVD Review. Wednesday night I watched the DVD “Establishing a Food Forest” which was presented by Geoff Lawton.  This is at least the third time I...

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Jujube Tree Information – A Unique Edible Tree

Jujube Tree Information - A Unique Edible Tree This post, titled Jujube Tree Information - A Unique Edible Tree, covers the edibility, propagation and medicinal uses of neat plant.  Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba) is also sometimes called red date, Chinese date,...

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