To support hummingbirds while growing food in an edible landscape or food garden, try growing these delicious plants to feed yourself and the hummingbirds with these food-producing plants.
Sweet Shoot Bamboo is a great permaculture plant with delicious shoots, excellent timber, and evergreen shade to protect tender perennials and ducks/chickens.
Boggy or muddy areas in an edible landscape are great places to plant fast-growing, water-loving, food-producing plants, plants that produce a lot of chop and drop material, and plants that spread "aggressively" when given adequate water. Whether you are looking
When buying land is calculated in cost per square foot, every piece of land you can grow something that makes you an income counts. Increase and stabilize your edible landscape or homestead income by growing these high value plants with
Can wasabi rhizomes be successfully grown in an edible landscape or food forest setting? Here, we go on another food-growing adventure, using quackponics--food forest duck fertilization-- among other organic, pesticide, and chemical-free methods to grow the amazing wasabi rhizome.
Although Tree Collards are perennials, they may need some help staying off the ground by staking their large trunks or by growing a stake in the form of a lovely bamboo plant. Tree collards can also benefit from ground covers
Maximize your food harvests by making the most of the rain. These food-growing plants love heavy watering.
Hornwort also known as Coon Tail for its puffy, long structure, is an excellent choice for a sustainable food source for ducks which can easily be grown with or without a duck pond. Since Hornwort does not need to be
Building soil fertility organically can be labor-intensive. With these plants and agroforestry methods, you can reduce labor and speed up soil building in a natural way.
Growing hostas for food? Increase your food harvests by adding these food-producing fruit and vegetable plants to your edible landscape.
Using Indocalamus tessellatus to zone push, provide protection from cold and sun, and increase food harvests in the edible landscape.
Potatoes seem to be one of the few things I've given my own Indian Runner Ducks thus far that are definitely on the "sink" side of "sink or swim". Unlike many other foods that can be fed to your edible
The theme for finding edible companion plants for your Lespedeza liukiuensis is pink, purple, perennial, edible, delicious. Because edible landscapes can also be beautiful.
When we add plants that continually suck up the moisture left behind from duck excrement and the vigorous dunking of duck heads in the watering bucket to keep the duck coop floor drier, we are creating a planted septic system
We're increasing humidity, training vines, and growing more food, using the Tea Plant, so what shall we plant with our precious Camellia Sinesis so that we can get tea and food all in the same place?
Tea plants are said to be native to (tropical) jungles so, let's mimic that environment. What I mean by that is that you need to keep your Camellia Sinensis moist, by the roots and by the leaves, in a soil
You don't have to grow more food to make sure your homestead flock has access to plenty of grubs and bugs, but it definitely helps. Try a combination of these food producing and ornamental plants to bring more bugs to
How To Grow River Oats (Sea Oats, Chasmanthium Latifolium) As A Sustainable Duck Feed In The Permaculture Edible Landscape
Why grow Sea Oats, also commonly known as River Oats, as duck (or chicken) feed? Well, in the journey to being more sustainable, it becomes far cheaper to be able to grow as many foods for your food forest birds
It has been along, tiring journey of chasing down insolent Indian Runner Ducks, hopping plants, sliding in mud, and generally being frustrated about the ducks' resistance to walking the ramp up into the duck house. Part of what made this
Growing figs is an easy, rewarding food harvest that will give you the chance to discover for yourself just how sweet and soft figs are supposed to be.