The Holistic Orchard demystifies the basic skills everybody should know about the inner-workings of the orchard ecosystem, including soil biology and organic health management. Detailed insights on grafting, planting, pruning, and choosing the right varieties for your climate are also included, along with a step-by-step instructional calendar to guide growers through the entire orchard year.
I looked more thoroughly this time and could not find a summary of this book. I've linked to the two threads that speak of it under 'related threads' and left it a 'wiki' for others to add videos or other links. It's fairly straight forward when you open to edit the summary to see where to paste things.
Maybe the three threads could be merged somehow?
"We're all just walking each other home." -Ram Dass
"Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder."-Rumi
“When it is understood that one loses joy and happiness in the attempt to possess them, the essence of natural farming will be realized. The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”
― Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution
It's a pleasure to see superheros taking such an interest in science. And this tiny ad:
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