Healthy Connection Phone: (641) 673-9405 314 A Ave E Oskaloosa, IA 52577
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Gateway Market Phone: (515) 243-1754 2002 Woodland Ave Des Moines, IA 50312
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Everybody's Inc Phone: (641) 472-5199 501 N 2nd St Fairfield, IA 52556
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Campbell's West Phone: (515) 331-1390 2749 100th St Des Moines, IA 50322
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Your Iowa Food Forest
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 Iowa garden centers, including a few examples below.
The eastern redbud has a Spring bloom period. Propogated by Bare root, Container, Cuttings, Seed, the fruit/seed period of the eastern redbud lasts from Spring to Summer.
The eastern redbud requires between 20 and 80 inches of rain per annum. It is Native to IA.
Surviving in temperatures above -28°F, the eastern redbud is in the Pea family. It’s scientific name is Cercis canadensis, and it has a High drought tolerance.
While a plant may be listed as fruit-bearing in Iowa, 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.
Are you growing an awesome food forest? Submit a picture and we may feature you on this site.
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