Research Results: Growing Elderberries in Ditches? Go Ahead and Plant!

  We are conducting numerous experiments in tandem, the majority of which are how we can plant things in the toughest locations and still have them excel. We have found overall that it is actually kind of hard to mess up planting trees in the Southeast (ignoring cold sensitive species such as citrus for a … Read more…

Common Tree Deaths and What to Do If Your Tree Dies

  Growing trees requires a certain kind of belief about the future. Primarily that the future will be more abundant and better than before we planted them. This unsurprisingly is why when our trees die it actually has an impact. A substantial poundage of nuts and fruits for years to come that were on its way to … Read more…

There is no Spoon. Breaking all the Tree Planting Rules

  Since I pretty much take and invert the common advice nowadays, I’ve decided to lump about a million and a half tests and growing techniques into a single area that completely defy common “wisdom” (read delusion). The waterfall of singular thinking nowadays is really breath taking, and with the internet becoming ever more popular, particularly for … Read more…

Top 5 Fruit Trees Every Family In The South Needs

Lets face a reality. Food in supermarkets, is awful and depending on where you live, it can absolutely horrendous. The food isn’t just kind of bad, but exceptionally bad. As we become more and more acquainted and reacquainted with good food, we see that the things that we believed were passable before, are no longer even … Read more…

Permanent Food Systems – An Introduction

How we get our food is one of the most fundamental questions that humans have based their lives around. At various stages of the evolution of human societies, humans have relied upon vastly different food production systems. Why they began using one or another is dependent upon the totality and context of how they lived … Read more…