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A resource for Florida Food Forest creators

 
David Goodman
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I finally got together some species lists, notes, recommendations, ideas and other good stuff and put it into a little e-book - check it out:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00TQWRRKO/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00TQWRRKO&linkCode=as2&tag=florisurvigar-20&linkId=4Q7VTSULWRBOE3PG

It's rather hard to nail down data on what works in specific regions for food forest creation.

Since I've been working with Florida food forests for five years now, I figured putting it together and offering the booklet on Amazon might both help folks and give me a little extra seed money.

Between the North Florida project and the tropical urban food forest down south, it's been interesting to see how things just start to "pop" over time.

This state should be COVERED in food forests!

 
Sam Singleton
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Fantastic book, gives hundreds of plant selections I never knew you could grow in Florida, some I never even knew existed. Great reference book for anyone interested in perennial gardening. Great website too, extremely informative. David has one of the most energetic approaches to teaching how to create your own food forest. You have to check him out at www.floridasurvivalgardening.com, this is not your normal gardening website. This one is well worth your time. David thank you and your family for the wealth of information and the entertainment.
 
David Goodman
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Thank you, Sam. Getting together the species lists and gathering info from fellow gardeners made creating the book a lot of fun.
 
Amedean Messan
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Hey guys, I appreciate the link even if it is an advertisement, lol! Bought a copy of the book because resources for Florida are not too common and I like the research shortcut in my establishing a food forest here.

David, what area are you from in Florida?
 
David Goodman
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Hi Amedean,

Thanks. I'm in between Ocala and Gainesville. Good soil here, but we get some of the hottest and coldest days of the year. Grew up in South Florida, though.
This book will never make me rich at $2.99; however, it does help with my fruit tree and seed budget. Heh.

Permies.com was definitely an inspiration.
 
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