Planting, Transplanting & Pruning Trees (Excerpt, “The Home-Scale Forest Garden”)

The following excerpt is from Dani Baker’s new book Home-Scale Forest Garden: How to Plan, Plant, and Tend a Resilient Edible Landscape (Chelsea Green Publishing, May 2022) and is reprinted with permission from the publisher. Planting Potted Trees & Shrubs If you order potted trees, check with your supplier to find out where the plants … Read more

The Prison Garden Empowering Women to Pursue Growth

Behind a women’s prison facility in Atlanta, there’s a garden about a quarter of an acre in size. Despite its small area, it produces plenty of blackberries, tomatoes, peppers and more—enough to feed the women growing the food, as well as a nearby community. Sitting between two buildings, the garden is surrounded by pollinators that … Read more