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Episode 253. Fruit

This is The ChangeUnderground for the 19th of April 2021.

I’m your host, Jon Moore

Decarbonise the Air, Recarbonise the Soil!

Last week I looked at specialising in herbs, this week the focus is fruit.

There is much to recommend this approach to food production in the backyard and on a smallholding.

I divide fruit into three areas. Tree fruits, bush fruits and ground covers. Let’s start with the ground covers.

Ground Covers

Fragaria ananassa, Strawberries are the obvious choice. Because you can grow them for a few years, they fit nicely into an eight bed rotation. It would run something like this: Continue reading →