I'm looking for examples of other folks who have planted food forests in similar climates... How are our winters affecting you and your crops and how do you mitigate those affects? How and what are you storing during the winter?
I think a lot of folks already discuss climate-specific issues in the regional forums
Erica Wisner wrote:Personally, I am beginning to suspect that there may not be as many worldwide analogs as I once thought.
Even if you find a relevant climate for comparison, you then have to refine your understanding of ...
trying to understand what the limiting factors are. You could even plant 6 of something and try giving some of them extra water, others wind protection, others fertilizer, others shade, until you find what climate / fertility effects make the biggest difference.
My first bit of advice is that if you are going to be a mime, you shouldn't talk. Even the tiny ad is nodding:
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