NOTE: Originally published here. I’ve recently acquired another acre of land next to my garden, which includes a 2-story house which I’d intended to renovate and live in, but which turned out to be too water-damaged to save—meaning we have...
My friend Bryan interviewed me about my forest garden for the Great Lakes Permaculture Portal in May of 2014. I thought of copying-and-pasting the text in here (especially since he edited and omitted some things I wrote), but for now I’ll just link...
I got a lot of trees and shrubs from the Native Plant Sale at the local Conservation District, and I also got a bunch of inexpensive trees from the Arbor Day Foundation, in addition to some from other local nurseries like Oikos. I installed a hedgerow...