Selecting Plants for a Food Forest

With 10+ years of experience in observing planned food forests and similar “wild” ecologies, as well as 3 seasons of co-evolving with a home food forest, I’m just starting to form some good conclusions about what makes a really good forest garden in the Great Lakes bioregion. Interestingly, some of those opinions are quite different now than they were a dozen years ago when I first became passionate about the concept of forest gardening. When first introduced to the concept, here are some of the criteria I would have had for a successful food forest:–High yield.–Would focus on productive trees.–High … Continue reading Selecting Plants for a Food Forest