Espalier Fruit Trees for our orchard. Espalier = the horticultural and ancient agricultural practice of controlling woody plant growth originally for the production of fruit,by pruning and tying branches to a frame so that they grow into a flat plane, frequently in formal patterns, against a structure such as a wall, fence, or trellis. Planting Fruit Trees, Howto Espali, Espali Fruit, Fruit Garden Ideas, Small Fruit Trees, Espaliered Fruit Trees, Espalier How To, How To Espalier Fruit Trees, Fruit Trees Backyard
How-to espalier fruit trees
The Shopper’s Guide will help you determine which fruits and vegetables have the most pesticide residues and so are the most important to buy organic. I desperately need to print this out and stick it in my purse. Not that it matters, I can't get organic where I live, but still. Remember This, Diet, Cheat Sheets, Buy Organ, Organic Foods, Healthy Eating, Clean Foods, Shopping Lists, Eating Organic
prioritize your organics.
25 Survival Seeds You Need For Your Garden. These seeds were chosen based on yield quantities, ease of growing, nutritional content and the season they are planted in.
Plant Buddies...guide on what to plant next to each other and which flowers keep certain bugs away. Fantastic info!! Plus there are some great books out there about companion planting.
Another cool book. Sooo much information on how to produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre. Livestock, gardening, bee hives....how to make goats milk, can veggies, and more! Books, Backyard Farming, Bees, Farms, Backyard Homestead, Organic Foods, Backyard Gardens, Reading Lists, Backyards
Tagetes species vary in size from 0.01-2.2 m tall. Depending on the species, marigold foliage has a musky, pungent scent, though some varieties have been bred to be scentless. It is said to deter some common insect pests, as well as nematodes. Tagetes are hence often used in companion planting for tomato, eggplant, chili pepper, tobacco and potato. Due to antibacterial thiophenes exuded by the roots, tagetes should not be planted near any legume crop.  Some of the perennial species are deer-, rabbit-, rodent- and javalina or peccary-resistant.  has been used as a source of essential oil for the perfume and industry known as tagette or "marigold oil", Keep Bugs Away, Tomato, Chilis, Essential Oils, Chili Peppers, Oranges, Flowers, Companion Planting, The Roots
Seed Savers Exchange has been promoting the preservation and utilization of heirloom varieties for 37 years. Working with our members--farmers and gardeners--to ensure that these unique varieties are not lost forever, SSE encourages "participatory preservation" through membership in the Seed Savers Exchange. Nongmo Seed, Seed Saver, Garden
Tomato, Rosso Sicilian OG Catalog # 1530 (Solanum lycopersicum) (aka Russo Sicilian Togetta) Italian heirloom brought by a Sicilian man to the U.S. in 1987; given to Ann Fuller of Mitchell, Indiana, who said its slices look like red-petaled flowers (rosso means “red”). Striking crayfish red costoluta (ribbed) fruits weigh up to 6 ounces. Firm pithy flesh is perfect for making tomato sauce or paste. Thin skin bruises easily. Determinate. 70-90 days from transplant. Plant, Sauc Tomato, Rosso Sicilian, 2012 Garden, Seed, Garden Herb, Sicilian Tomato, Tomatoes, Sicilian Og
Gorgeous Russo Sicilian Italian heirloom tomatoes. Enormous and delicious!
Great book on sustainable and companion vegetable gardening
Cherokee Purple (Seed Savers Exchange)--(Solanum lycopersicum) Introduced by North Carolina SSE member Craig LeHoullier in 1991 from seed obtained from J. D. Green of Tennessee. Uniquely colored dusty rosebrown fruits weigh up to 12 ounces. Delicious sweet flesh. Indeterminate, 75-90 days from transplant. Purple, Farmers Market, Purpl Tomato, Plants, Slow Food, Seed Packets, Garden, Heirloom Tomatoes, Cheroke Purpl
Cherokee Purple heirloom tomato transplants from Seed Savers Exchange