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Maple Guild?

Any suggestions for planting around a mature Norway Maple? The roots are exposed near the surface and the ground is bare under the canopy. 

Started by Laura Newby

0 Apr 4

Rain garden, heavy on edible perennials

 I am thinking of planting a rain garden, in which I would want to primarily plant edible perennials. I am in south central Missouri. Does…

Started by Scott Miskiel

2 Feb 11, 2018
Reply by Bryce Ruddock

Bryce--Question on Shade Tolerant Viburnum

Bryce I am currently at Heal the Planet Farm attending the PDC.  I was looking at the Fruit Tree Guild in the eBooklet.  One of the centerp…

Started by Mike Gibbons

1 Oct 15, 2017
Reply by Bryce Ruddock

Black-Walnut Plant Guilds

I wish to know what would make a good plant guild in my front and back yards. The entire property is surrounded by massive Black Walnuts,…

Started by Sher-Doc. Yidaki

43 Feb 12, 2017
Reply by Bill Wilson

Bryce - help with plant ideas!

Hi Bryce (or anyone who may be reading this and can be of help), I'm currently in the PDC Winter 2016 course and was directed here by Beck…

Started by Rebecca MacDonald

4 Mar 4, 2016
Reply by Bryce Ruddock

Paw paws

Hi, Does anyone have experience with paw paw trees? What types of conditions do paw paws like best? Would other species do they like to gro…

Started by Annette Bowman

6 Nov 11, 2015
Reply by Steve Potratz

2015 What are you planning to Do?

With the new growing season approaching, what are you doing to plant your futures resiliently? Are any of you planning on carbon restorativ…

Started by Bryce Ruddock

4 Jun 15, 2015
Reply by Bryce Ruddock

Bryce, this is a request for help in the sandbox

Attached you will see a picture of my yard.  There is about 5 acres that is not wooded.  Much of this is very sandy.  I am looking for plan…

Started by Wendy Shafer

0 Jun 5, 2015

Integrated Forest Gardening: the book

Dan Halsey, Wayne Weiseman, and myself authored a book together starting about two years ago. A couple weeks back it was released and some…

Started by Bryce Ruddock

0 Aug 12, 2014

Who has grown the haycinth bean? (Lablab purpureus)

From this article...  http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a114 ...it appears that the lea…

Started by Bill Wilson

5 Apr 17, 2014
Reply by Bryce Ruddock


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