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If your bird usually eats seeds, it might take him some time to transition to pellets. Mix pellets in with seeds at first. In addition, moisten the pellets until he gets used to the new consistency of his food. Once he gets used to them, he will start gobbling his pellets up.
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Growing Your Own Kentucky 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 Kentucky, here are some examples of routinely available plants available at a garden center near you.
Propogated by Bare root, Container, Cuttings, Seed, Sprigs, the sandbar willow enjoys a bloom period in Early Spring. the fruit/seed period runs from to Spring.
Native to KY, the sandbar willow is common in food forests. It grows in areas with a minimum of 10 inches of annual rainfall.
A member of the Willow family, the common name for Salix interior is sandbar willow. Requiring a minimum temperature of -62°F, it has a Low tolerance of drought.
You may live in a micro-climate or area of Kentucky 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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