You can train all of your pets, including cats. Pet parents use treats to get their pets to complete a desired action. Dozens of treats can be used during a training session, so make sure you use organic treats so your pets don’t suffer from the side effects caused by inorganic treats.
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Health & Community in Mackinac
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Starting Your Food Forest in Mackinac County
A food forest uses available garden space to combine food producing plant species. This multi-layer composition can be low-maintenance, combining trees, shrubs and ground cover in order to produce edible foods including herbs, fruits, seeds and nuts.
This is ideal to increase the amount of organic food in your diet.
An element of permaculture design, the food forest includes seven layers from the canopy down through the rhizosphere.
In Michigan, here are some examples of routinely available plants available at a garden center near you.
Native to MI, the silver maple is common in food forests. It grows in areas with a minimum of 20 inches of annual rainfall.
Propogated by Bare root, Container, Cuttings, Seed, the silver maple enjoys a bloom period in Early Spring. the fruit/seed period runs from Summer to Fall.
A member of the Maple family, the common name for Acer saccharinum is silver maple. Requiring a minimum temperature of -47°F, it has a Low tolerance of drought.
You may live in a micro-climate or area of Michigan where some species don’t thrive or fruit.
Be sure to consult your neighborhood garden supply store and read more online to find the plants, shrubs and ground cover that work for your food forest.
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