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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Growing a Sussex County Food Forest
A food forest is a multi-layered composition of food producing plant species. Implemented properly, a food forest is a low maintenance garden that combines trees, shrubs and ground plants to produce useful and edible food like fruits, seeds, nuts and herbs.
This is a great way to eat more organic food in your daily life.
A food forest is a permaculture design element consisting of seven layers from the canopy and shrubs on down past the soil layer.
Following are some options for your Delaware food forest. All of these plants are routinely available in areas where they thrive.
The lowbush blueberry is propogated by Bare root, Container, Cuttings, Seed. With a bloom period in Early Summer, the fruit/seed period begins in Summer and ends in Summer.
The lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium) is in the Heath family. It’s drought tolerance is Medium and requires a minimum temperature of -33°F.
The lowbush blueberry is Native to DE. It requires precipitation between 32 and 50 inches of rain annually.
While a plant species may generally thrive and fruit in Delaware, you may be in a climate that isn’t optimal.
Consult your local garden supplier or continue researching in order to find plants, shrubs and ground cover that match your specific hardiness zone, rainfall and direct sun.
We hope you enjoy creating your food forest! Submit a picture and your garden could be featured on this site!
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