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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.
Health & Community in Connecticut
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Growing Your Own Connecticut Food Forest
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 Connecticut, here are some examples of routinely available plants available at a garden center near you.
Introduced to CT, the Japanese flowering crab apple is common in food forests. It grows in areas with a minimum of 32 inches of annual rainfall.
Propogated by Bare root, Container, Cuttings, Seed, the Japanese flowering crab apple enjoys a bloom period in Spring. the fruit/seed period runs from Summer to Fall.
A member of the Rose family, the common name for Malus floribunda is Japanese flowering crab apple. Requiring a minimum temperature of -43°F, it has a Medium tolerance of drought.
You may live in a micro-climate or area of Connecticut 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.
Want to be featured on our site? Submit a photo of your food forest and tell us what you’re growing!
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