Act: Inspiration

The Year in Which I Grow Our Food Pt. 5

October 31, 2022

Orchards, Berries, and Food Forests

Things you should know about fruiting trees, berry bushes, vines, and fruiting canes

  1. Some years are amazing, and you will have more fruit than you know what to do with. Some years are horrible and you’ll get very little. As with anything in gardening, you have to go with the flow and have a backup plan, just in case.

Fruits and Berries in a Food Forest

My version of a food forest

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What To Do With ALL That Fruit

Eventually, you have to figure out what to do with your bounty!

Teaser photo credit: Young almond tree flowering away beautifully in early April. 

Jocelyn Siegel

Jocelyn Siegel is a very small scale farmer and gardener who has been practicing for 23 years-12 in the home I am currently in. I use permaculture, companion planting, crop rotation, season extension, etc, and have many skills-gardening, cheese making, soap making, butchering, food preservation, and so on.

Tags: food growing, gardening, self-provisioning