Saturday, April 17, 2021
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Learn how to get a cutting from a blueberry bush off to its healthiest start by meeting all of its growing requirements when you plant it.

In 2021, Sasha Miller is hoping to get pears from the trees she planted a few years ago for the first time, at Purplebrown Farmstead. Those trees are part of her long term plan to develop a cider orchard. But her permaculture system also involves pigs, poultry, vegetables and mushrooms. Permaculture, Miller explained, involves creating a system that can be sustainable and self sufficient.

The annual Ohio produce conference has a new name with a similar focus and will meet Jan. 15-17.

You may not find them in stores yet, but it’s only a matter of time before new disease-resistant apple cultivars are more popular than old favorites.

Before the leaves begin to change, let’s take some time to enjoy all the fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs that are in season and readily available.

Gatherers can find wild blackberries in Ohio’s woodlands, along the borders of farm fields, and on overgrown fencerows.

Not only are melons juicy and nutritious, but if you pick the right ones they are sweet and delicious, as well.

Vegetable plants in the same family have similar characteristics. Familiarity with plant families gives gardeners keen insight to plants’ unique needs.

Keeping a watchful eye on your garden throughout the season helps you detect plant problems early, and apply effective solutions before it’s too late.

To grow your own backyard berries make an environment that supports plant health, choose cultivars well suited to the region and provide proper plant care.