Tagged: shrubs

Winter Forms of Woody Perennials

Winter Forms and Plant Growth Notes, 2016

Documentation of the growth habits / forms of some of the woody perennials at my (PJ’s) forest garden, with a snowy backdrop and a 6-foot “yardstick” to show scale, with notes about planting years. I have dry, sandy soil and a lot of these things didn’t get much care or watering—plus many have been...

Walnut Tree from KCD

Kalamazoo Conservation District Tree Sale

The Kalamazoo Conservation District is excited for their 2015 Native Tree Seedling Sale! Pick-up will be Friday, April 17th and Saturday, April 18th (please call for exact times). Our order form is now available!  Order Deadline is Friday, March 13th. Edible species include Pawpaw, Persimmon, Elderberry, Serviceberry, Asparagus, Raspberries and more. Many other great...

Serviceberry Seedling in Mesh Protector

Van Buren Conservation District Tree Sale

The Conservation District’s tree sales are events not to be missed. Here you can get bulk quantities of mostly-native perennials at very good prices, including many of our native forest trees and shrubs. Plants like Serviceberry, American Hazelnut, Nannyberry, American Plum, Spicebush, Elderberry and Pawpaw are of special interest to permaculturalists, but they have...

American Persimmon Fruit

Oikos Tree Crops

Oikos Tree Crops is a national treasure of temperate-climate permaculture plants, and we are very lucky to have them right in our area (Lawton). While they are not a retail nursery—they do not let people go there and “shop” or take tours, on account of it being a mail-order / internet business staffed by...