Planting your own garden can cut down your grocery bill, but few people have the time to cultivate a big harvest every year. Self-sufficiency expert Caleb Warnock shares his expertise in creating a permaculture food forest: a garden that you plant once and then leave in the hands of Mother Nature for years to come. Best of all, this natural, sustainable, and low-maintanance garden can succeed in any climate, andGrowing a Permaculture Food Forest can show you how.
This compact guidebook includes:
- Lists of the best flowers & herbs for food forests
- Wild edibles for food forests
- What NOT to plant
- Sustainable harvesting, and
- So much more!
Seasonal planting and constant weeding are things of the past! With a permaculture food forest, you can feed your family with homegrown vegetables without all the fuss.
About the Author
Caleb Warnock is the popular author of Forgotten Skills of Self-Sufficiency, The Art of Baking with Natural Yeast, Backyard Winter Gardening For All Climates, More Forgotten Skills, Trouble’s On The Menu, and the Backyard Renaissance Collection. He is the owner of SeedRenaissance.com and blogs at CalebWarnock.blogspot.com, where you will find a link to join his email list to learn more about forgotten skills. He resides in Provo, Utah.
Table of Contents
Reasons to Plant a Food Forest
Welcome to the Garden of Eden!
Must Haves: Four Things and Three Decisions
Designing Your Food Forest
Best Flowers & Herbs for Food Forests
Wild Edibles for Food Forests
What Not to Plant
General Sun Requirements
How to Start a Public Food Forest
How to Borrow a Food Forest
The Clean and Tidy Food Forest
Reverse Seasons in a Food Forest
Questions and Answers