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66 Edibles to Grow in Containers!

Citrus Trees Indoors!As Mainers, we have a short outdoor growing season. Therefore, we need to expand the number of alternative growing methods. I found this article on edibles that can be grown indoors in containers, which enables us to feed ourselves hyper-locally through the winter! See below for tree fruits, citrus fruits, melons, herbs, leafy greens and more!

(To find edible seedlings, try your local farmers’ market, or http://logees.com/products.asp?dept=166 ) Continue reading

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Fruit Tree Polyculture

Apples and gourds onsite at the Stillwater Permaculture Gardens

This years polyculture experiment included an unplanned partnership between the apple and the dipper gourds.

The gourds were started from seed in April and tranplanted outside in the summer. This particular gourd bee-lined it straight to the apple tree Continue reading