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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Can I Grow Organic Food in Plymouth County?
Your garden can supply an abundance of food – seeds, nuts, fruits and more compromise a “food forest”. A food forest is a multi-layered composition of food-producing plants. It is ideally low-maintenance and produces a wealth of edibles.
Want to eat more organic food? A food forest is a great way to do that.
Permaculture design identifies seven layers in a food forest, from the tallest trees in the canopy continuing down below the soil layer.
There are many varieties of plants that are routinely available in Massachusetts garden centers, including a few examples below.
The Japanese flowering crab apple requires between 32 and 60 inches of rain per annum. It is Introduced to MA.
Surviving in temperatures above -43°F, the Japanese flowering crab apple is in the Rose family. It’s scientific name is Malus floribunda, and it has a Medium drought tolerance.
The Japanese flowering crab apple has a Spring bloom period. Propogated by Bare root, Container, Cuttings, Seed, the fruit/seed period of the Japanese flowering crab apple lasts from Summer to Fall.
While a plant may be listed as fruit-bearing in Massachusetts, you might not have the best growing conditions in your specific area.
Talking to your local garden supplier is a great way to learn more about the plants, shrubs and ground species that will be the perfect fit for your new food forest.
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