CREATING A FOREST GARDEN. Different plants need different nutrients. The types of plant in a forest garden can be divided into four groups, according to their demands for nutrients. • Undemanding, lightly cropping unimproved fruits, e.g. hawthorn, and lightly cropping perennials.
Jan 01, 2010 · Creating a Forest Garden: Working with Nature to Grow Edible Crops. Offering inspiration for all gardeners, this book features beautiful color photographs and illustrations throughout, and is divided into two parts. Part One looks at why and how to grow particular crops and how to look after them for maximum health.
“Creating a Forest Garden is a fascniating read for gardeners interested in how to plant communities that work.” – Gardens Illustrated “Martin Crawford has produced a spectacularly useful guide to new horticultural and ecological terrain of great importance.”
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Some plants in a forest garden produce food in the form of nuts and fruits, while the herbaceous plants often have edible stems, leaves or shoots. Many of these plants also provide food and shelter to insects, amphibians and birds. This balance of predator and prey species imitates a natural forest community.
Forests Are Our Teachers
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Creating A Forest Garden: Working With Nature To Grow Edible Crops by Martin Crawford This book was like walking into a delightful glade in a summer forest with the breeze ruffling the leaves, bees buzzing around you and a basket in your hand full of the bounty just hanging around you on all sides.