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Fruit Trees in Small Spaces

Fruit trees are a structural staple of any edible garden and with a little thought, urban gardens can provide the perfect microclimates for growing fruit trees in small spaces. There is room for a fruit tree in almost any garden, whether it be in a tub or in the ground. And now is the perfect time to start planning your urban food forest as most trees should be planted in late winter-early spring. Trees are a long term investment so…

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Tree in the Corner Part 2

In 2017 I posted about the overbearing myrtle tree in the corner of our front garden. That post discussed in permaculture terms the various yields and negatives of this fixed asset. Well, exciting things happened with the tree last weekend and I wanted to provide an update. We deliberated long and hard about what to do with this tree that is such an overbearing fixture of the property. What would the garden be like if we got rid of it…

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