Websites on Forest Gardening:

http://apiosinstitute.org

The Apios Institute maintains a wiki on forest gardens and perennial polycultures; although it is a paid-membership site, it offers some excellent free information.

http://www.pfaf.org

Plants For a Future’s website is an online database of over 7000 useful plants.

http://www.permies.com/

This is the website of permaculture nut Paul Wheaton, and includes thought-provoking articles and forums on perennial plants and videos on a wide range of sustainable and simple living ideas.

http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/index.html#fruit

This is the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs’ page on crops for Ontario.  The fruits section contains detailed descriptions of recommended varieties, and has a lot of useful information on pollination, disease and pest resistance and hardiness, based on trials by the University of Guelph.

Other Nurseries:

http://asterlanedibles.ca/

Aster Lane Edibles is a nursery near Ottawa that specializes in perennial edibles and other edible plants, with many excellent selections.

http://www.thelivingcentre.com/cms/artemisias-forest-garden-nursery

Artemesia’s Forest Garden Nursery is another perennial edible nursery, located near London, Ontario and associated with The Living Centre, a permaculture education centre.

 

Websites of Local Concern (to the Grey/Bruce area):

http://www.ecocultures.net/

Ecocultures is a company that designs and installs edible landscapes around southern Georgian Bay.

http://www.kolaporegardens.com/

Kolapore Gardens is a Community Shared Agriculture farm providing high quality, organically grown vegetabels, herbs and flowers to the communities of Clarksburg, Thornbury, Collingwood and surrounding areas.

http://www.freespiritgardens.org/

Free Spirit Gardens is a non-profit charity devoted to education and access to locally-grown organic food

http://www.consciouswater.ca/

Conscious Water ~ Berkey Water Filter Canada (Collingwood), purify and alkalize any freshwater source.  Health, wellness and emergency preparedness gravity fed water purifiers.

http://www.edeninseason.ca/

Eden In Season is an edible landscape design company offering consultations, forest garden designs and garden installations.

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