December 30, 2015

The Monkey Puzzle Tree

(New permaculture article on the Alderleaf website!)

By Chris Byrd

Monkey puzzle trees are becoming an increasing part of the suburban landscape in the Pacific Northwest. People often plant these South American natives for their unique appearance and ability to grow with minimal upkeep in our cool, maritime climate. However, most people remain unaware of their potential for home-scale permaculture as a food source, nor realize the great significance this species has in its native range... Continue Reading

December 4, 2015