While you can feed your birds dry organic foods, you can also buy organic food that is meant to be soaked. Birds love soaked food because it is similar to the germinated seeds they would find if they were out in the wild. This helps them stay in tune with their natural instincts. Learn more about organic bird foods.
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About Greenlee County Food Forests
Trees, shrubs and ground plants can be combined in a low-maintenance garden settings to produce edible food for the kitchen. Seeds, nuts, fruits and herbs can be harvested from a multi-layered food forest.
A food forest contributes to a diet with more organic options.
Permaculture design embraces food forests which have horizontal layers such as the canopy and a vertical layer such as vines.
You might find the following plants in a Arizona food forest. These are all routinely available through many garden suppliers.
Known as having a High drought tolerance, the Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia) is in the Oleaster family. It requires a minimum temperature of -38°F.
In areas with an annual rainfall of between 12 and 40 inches, you might find the Russian olive, which is Introduced to AZ.
The fruit/seed period of the Russian olive runs from Summer to Fall. It si propogated by Bare root, Container, Seed and has a bloom period in Early Summer.
Not every plant species listed as a food forest candidate in Arizona will thrive in your specific climate or area.
Take a weekend trip to your local garden supply store and learn more about which plants, shrubs and ground cover will be a great fit for your food forest.
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