Create your own Food Forest for the Georgia coastal climate or anywhere in USDA Climate zone 8!
Cynthia Dill of Snug Hill Farm in Garfield, Ga. has written and illustrated a guide for planning your own food forest of perennial fruit, nut and berry vines, bushes, trees, vegetables and herbs that work in USDA climate zone 8.
The 128-page book includes descriptions of 180 perennial food-bearing trees and plants (along with Cindy's own black-and-white drawings to help you recognize many of them) and additional herbs, along with recommended varieties from her own experience planting and growing on Snug Hill Farm as well as tapping into other information from experts/grower/gardeners in this climate zone. Recommended zone 8 Varieties, typical yield and size, lifespan, special planting and care needs, how pollinated, etc. are included for major plants.
Snug Hill Farm is a perennial food-based farm in Garfield, Ga. and this is the book Cindy wished she had had when she moved to the farm 3 years ago.