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July 11, 2020

The value of plants and their potential uses are infinite. The direction you take might be a good idea even if not useful to modern day agribusiness.

June 14, 2020

Shipping Plants During the Summer

March 11, 2020

The Secret of the Thimbleberry. A raspberry that produces a rich, vibrant red fruit is well known in northern Michigan.

February 28, 2020

Wild strawberries are one of those fruits that seem just too tiny to collect. Once tasted it is impossible not to harvest.

February 28, 2020

Pawpaws are easy to grow but what happens in the course of thirty years could create a challenge. What is going on in that pawpaw grove?

February 25, 2020

Beach plums can grow inland throughout most of North America and thrive under drought conditions and survive late frosts.

February 25, 2020

Growing beach plums is surprisingly an easy crop to grow even without a beach. It all started with a few plants from New Jersey.

February 10, 2020

Maypop, Wild Bean and Shiawassee Sunchoke are featured in this newsletter.

February 6, 2020

This newsletter highlights oaks and the nut crops they produce along with those who helped us on our way to our oak plantings.

February 6, 2020

Collecting acorns and growing a wide variety of oaks has been a mission of mine since the beginning of Oikos Tree Crops. Here are a few discoveries surrounding the Quercus genus.