Take look at this website for detailed info re: cultivation of chestnut trees. The article includes site selection, planting instructions for direct seeding or starting seedlings in pots, maintenance of your orchard, deer control strategies, pest and pathogen info, fertilization and watering requirements. They also list some other websites for further information.
Here's a You Tube video. It covers food value, timber value, feed value for livestock, medicinal uses.
Categories: Urban and Suburban Gardens, Food Forests, Commercial Farming, Home Page Highlight, Small Family Farm Projects, Family Urban/Suburban Gardens, Food Forests, Large Farm/Ranch Projects, Spokane Food Sustainability Projects, Community Food Forest Projects, Plant and Tree Profiles, Trees, Websites
Friends of Polly Judd Park (1802 W 14th St, Spokane) are moving ahead to install a combination community garden and food forest. This biochar workshop is in support of that intent. Build a fire and they will come.
Categories: Events, Past, Local Projects, Spokane Food Sustainability Projects, Community Food Gardens, Community Food Forest Projects, Education Resources, Live Events
Tags: Food Forest, biochar
The Inland NW Food Forest Council is working with the City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department to develop a food forest plant list. I post the most current version as an Excel spreadsheet on Dropbox. To view the file CLICK HERE.
Dropbox is a great file sharing tool. If you install Dropbox using the following link both you and I will receive an extra 0.5GB cloud storage. INSTALL DROPBOX.
Categories: Spokane Food Sustainability Projects, Community Food Forest Projects, Citizens Advisory Committee Tree List
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