Edible Landscaping - With a Permaculture Twist

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MICHAEL JUDD
144 PAGES | 8” x 9” Soft Cover
If you need a bit of help getting started on your backyard project, turn to Michael Judd. This fun-filled, how-to manual guides you along with loads of pictures and easy-to follow instructions for such daunting and diverse undertakings as building swales and rain gardens, raised 'hugelkultur' type planting mounds and outdoor earthen ovens, grafting fruit trees, growing mushrooms, planning and planting food forests. Judd also devotes a chapter to various uncommon fruits that deserve a spot in your landscape. Of course, we endorse that!

Rootstocks
G41 Dwarf
(2.5-3.1m/8-10ft)
G935 Small Semi-Dwarf
(3.25-4m/10-13ft)
G969 Small Semi-Dwarf
(3.25-4m/10-14ft)
G30 Semi-Dwarf
(3.6-5m/12-16ft)
G890 Semi-Dwarf
(3.6-5m/13-16ft)
Pollenator definitions
Some trees and many berry plants are SELF-FERTILE ̶means the insect pollinators or even the wind can pollinate the blossoms without the need of a second tree.
NEEDS A POLLENIZER ̶ means another tree of the same type or kind but a different variety must be blooming nearby at the same time.
EXAMPLE A Liberty apple and a Wealthy apple can cross-pollinate. Two trees of the same variety ie: ̶ 2 Wealthy apples, cannot cross pollinate because they are genetically identical.
Other trees are marked as SEMI-FERTILE. These will set fruit without a second tree. However they will often bear more, and sometimes larger fruit if another variety of the same kind of tree is nearby.
You can select 2 different trees of the same kind marked as NEEDS A POLLENIZER or plant one of those along with one SELF-FERTILE or one SEMI-FERTILE. Also consider ripening times ̶ a Goldrush apple might not start blooming before a Pristine is finished.
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