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  • Trees for Gardens, Orchards and Permaculture


    by Martin Crawford. Are you wondering which productive trees to plant in your garden? Or are you planning a forest garden? Perhaps you are planting an orchard but want a greater diversity of useful trees than is common? Or do you want to know what unusual fruit trees you can use? The answers to all these questions can be found here.

  • Food from your Forest Garden


    by Martin Crawford and Caroline Aitken. A great new book with over 100 recipes for using lesser known vegetables from forest garden. In full colour with many photos of plants and the recipes themselves, this is a fine companion to Perennial Vegetables or Creating a Forest Garden.

  • Perennial Vegetables


    by Martin Crawford. A fine recent book detailing cultivation and uses of over 100 perennial vegetables.

  • Creating a Forest Garden


    by Martin Crawford, Green Books, April 29th 2010. ISBN 978-1-900322-62-1. 380 pages (hardback).. (Working with nature to grow edible crops.) The long-awaited definitive book on forest gardening. Martin takes you step by step through the process of designing, implementing and maintaining a forest garden. Trees, shrubs, perennials, short-lived plants and fungi can all be integrated into one system and this book tells you how to do it. Includes descriptions of many uncommon edible plants suitable for temperate climates. If you want one book on forest gardening then this is the one to get! “A seminal piece of work on truly sustainable gardening, written with great spirit and soul” – Alys Fowler.

  • A Forest Garden Year DVD


    by Martin Crawford / Iota Video DVD released April 2009 by Green Books. ISBN 9781900322614. 50 minutes.. Martin takes you through the seasons in his Devon forest garden, and shows you how to plan your planting to make the most of the space, taking layers, density, patterning and diversity into account. Many unusual edible plants are featured. Find out how you can apply the principles of a forest garden to spaces big and small.

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    Agroforestry Options for Landowners


    by Martin Crawford, 1st Edition June 1998. ISBN 1-874275-37-8. A4, 14 pages.. Describes the main types of agroforestry system which are of main interest to farmers and other landowners – silvopasture, silvoarable, forest farming and forest gardening.

  • How to make a Forest Garden


    by Patrick Whitefield, Permanent Publications, 1996. ISBN 1-85623-008-2. 192 pages.. A forest garden is a food-producing garden, based on the model of a natural woodland, made up of fruit and nut trees, fruit bushes, perennial plants, herbs etc. It can be tailored to fit any space, from a tiny back yard to a large rural garden. Patrick Whitefield’s excellent practical book tells you everything you need to know to embark on such a project, with clear text and fine illustrations.

  • Forest Gardening


    By Robert Hart. Green Books, Revised edition, 1996. ISBN 190032202. 224 pp.. Classic text by the 'founder' of English forest gardening, with examples based on his own forest garden in Shropshire. Part how-to-do-it manual, part biography and part-philosophy.

  • Forest Gardening in Practice


    by Tomas Remiarz, Permanent Publications, 2017. 250 pages. In this valuable book Tomas Remiarz concentrates on the relationships of people with their forest gardens. It includes a really useful survey of cold-climate food forestry from Europe and the USA, with in-depth case studies bringing out the way people have solved (or not) problems encountered along the way.

  • Homing In: Wisdom, Knowledge and Practice in Temperate Forest Gardening (PDF)


    By Justin West, MSc dissertation, 2006. Supplied as a downloadable PDF file upon purchase.

  • Edible Perennial Gardening


    by Annie Kelsey, Permanent Publications, 2014.. A useful new book which concentrates on growing perennial vegetables and polycultures in small spaces. Recommended.

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    Volume 3: Perennials


    by Martin Crawford, 2nd Edition, Sept 1993. ISBN 1-874275-14-9. A4, 85 pages.. Useful Plants for Temperate Climates: Covers over 1700 perennial species, including climbing perennials, mosses, and temperate perennial vegetable crops.