Eating Fuchsia Fruit
A Forest Garden - Record of Progress

Eating Fuchsia Fruit

So you need food to eat in your forest garden, and you are growing all the regulars – apple, pear, citrus, fig, and so on. Then your shrub level (using Patrick Whitefield’s 3 level arrangements as per his How to Make a Forest Garden), is hard at work. All those empty spaces are getting filled with … Continue reading

About these ads
Tamarillo – 5 Reasons Why You Need a Year Round Tomato
A Forest Garden - Record of Progress

Tamarillo – 5 Reasons Why You Need a Year Round Tomato

It’s a Fruit – It’s a Vegetable. Whatever I’m surprised that Solanum betaceum (Tamarillo), does not feature more often in permaculture systems. They are a fast growing small tree with good drought resistance, thrive in a strong wind when kept in bush form to about 2 meters, and of course, they make delicious fruit – … Continue reading

Visiting a hillside Backyard Permaculture in Hobart…
A Forest Garden - Record of Progress / Ground to Ground

Visiting a hillside Backyard Permaculture in Hobart…

Originally posted on Milkwood: homesteading skills for city & country:
This place! These people! Recently I was lucky enough to hang out at Good Life Permaculture’s HQ, based in a backyard in the hills high above Hobart, Tasmania. Hannah and Anton are busy turning a steeply sloping backyard into a patch of edible awesome –…