1. River_Kensley

    Help with Strawberries Growing in a Hugelkultur Raised Bed

    We currently grow four raised beds of strawberries, and 2 of these raised beds are Hugelkultur beds. Three of the four beds are producing pretty wonderful strawberries, the exception being one of the Hugelkultur beds. The strawberries in this bed grow great and look good when they first start...
  2. JalapenosinDelco

    Best Mail Order Company for Fruit Trees and Shrubs?

    I’m looking for a reputable company with good prices and good products to order from. I’m interested in a couple of cherry trees, a peach tree, a raspberry bush, strawberries, and maybe blueberries and grapes. There’s a lot out there and I’d like some advice on what others have liked. Thanks guys!
  3. JalapenosinDelco

    Any Organic Veggie Gardeners out there?

    Hello all, Getting my seeds ready for starting in a couple of weeks. I was curious to see what everyone else is planting, mainly organic seeds. I’m looking to expand our garden more this year away from the basics for our “homestead”. Jalapeños, tomatoes (many varieties and sizes), herbs, squash...
  4. JalapenosinDelco

    Planting fruit trees and Shrubs in Pennsylvania

    I’m checking to see if any PA residents here have had success with planting and eventually picking fruits. I’m located just outside of Philadelphia. I would ideally like an apple tree, peach tree, blueberry bush, and raspberry bush. I wanted to know what species are giving you the most...
  5. Beekissed

    2018 Garden Plans

    2018 Garden Plans Garden dreamin' yet? I am, even though last year's garden was the worst in our gardening history, I've gotten my second wind and have a renewed hope(that's what gardener's live on, isn't it?)for the next planting season. I've switched to hay instead of wood chips, so...
  6. ChickenMomma91

    Permanent fruits

    OK we signed on our house this past August (YAY!!!) and can start thinking permanent structures and vegetation. The very poor and so not to scale drawing of our backyard/Urbstead with chicken yard is what I need help with. You can obviously see that a good portion is for the girls, the hot pink...
  7. Itokuzu

    Fruit Tree fails. Help?

    I have 3 fruit trees in my back yard, plum, nectarine, and I think peach? Something continues to eat the budding fruit off the nectarine, and bugs are devouring the leaves on the plants. I have chickens that free range, and a dog, so chemicals are way out of the question. I already have cds...