Forest Garden Plants

Forest Garden Plants are plants that fit nicely into a forest garden and plant guild.

Forest Garden Design – A part of Permaculture

So what is all this Forest Garden Design Stuff This post explains what forest garden design is and gives examples and pictures of plants in a forest garden design and even touches on companion planting.A “forest garden” and a “food...

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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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Purple Coneflower Care | Purple Coneflower in Forest Gardening

Purple Coneflower Care | Purple Coneflower in Forest Gardening This post, Purple Coneflower Care | Purple Coneflower in Forest Gardening, provides information on care and edibility of this medicinal wonder plant. The purple coneflower, Echinacea purpurea,  is a showy flower that...

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Autumn Olive Tree Facts and Propagation at Great Escape Farms

Autumn Olive Tree Facts and Propagation This article provide information on Autumn Olive Tree Facts and Propagation.  This tree or bush bears edible fruit and is a nitrogen fixer. Autumn-Olive (elaegnus umbellate) also known as Autumn-Berry, is a deciduous shrub...

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Lemon Balm Plant Uses | A Forest Garden Plant

Lemon Balm Plant Uses | A Forest Garden Plant Lemon balm plant uses are many.  Lemon Balm, melissa officinalis, is a perennial herb in the mint family that is hardy down to zone 4 or 5 and can be used...

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Hugelkultur Permaculture Beds at Great Escape Farms

Hugelkultur Permaculture Beds at Great Escape Farms Ever since I first heard about permaculture I wanted Hugelkultur Permaculture Beds at Great Escape Farms.  Below are pictures of my first Hugelkultur Bed.  It is basically a trench dug down about 2...

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Great Escape Farms

Great Escape Farms is officially launched as a company that provides information on permaculture gardens, forest garden design, edible forest gardens, and permaculture garden layout.  We will be providing permaculture garden design ideas and how to grow a sustainable...

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