QUESTION: What is a polyculture garden? I was visiting an arboretum recently and the tour guide mentioned it in passing and I was not able to ask him at the tour because it was a big group. What did she mean? - Rita S GARDENING CHANNEL REPLIES: This is a specific label for the … [Read more...]
What is a food forest?
QUESTION: What is a food forest? I heard it mentioned on the radio, but it was the end of the segment and then I never figured out what it actually was. - Jenna F GARDENING CHANNEL REPLIES: A food forest is a garden that mirrors nature. It mainly consists of perennial plants … [Read more...]
Urban Farming Ideas
Farming in cities and towns is not a new idea – urban agriculture has been around for centuries (at least). What's new about it today are the options available to urban farmers and the types of ways that literally anyone, no matter their home's type or size, can grow food for … [Read more...]