Resources – Future Forests

Resources

Links to friends and useful resources

We are constantly gathering (and writing) information to better ourselves as plant sellers and gardeners, and to share the information that we have collected over the years with our community and customers. This is where you will find links to all of the resources that we turn to when we need to look up why that plant is looking a bit droopy or which apple triploids pollinate one another.



General

What is bareroot? | Future Forests

How to plant a tree | Future Forests



Fruit

Getting started growing fruit | Future Forests

Fruit tree rootstocks and how to choose them | Future Forests

Apples

Apple pollination chart | Future Forests

How and when to prune apple trees | Future Forests

Asparagus

How to grow asparagus | RHS

Companion planting: strawberries, asparagus, horseradish, and rhubarb | Mother Earth News

Berries

Raspberries

How to plant and care for raspberries | Future Forests

How to grow raspberries | RHS

Strawberries

How to grow strawberries | RHS

Companion planting: strawberries, asparagus, horseradish, and rhubarb | Mother Earth News

Damsons

Choosing damson cultivars | RHS

Gages

Choosing gage cultivars | RHS

Nuts

Cobnuts and filberts

How to choose and grow hazelnuts | Future Forests

Pears

Choosing pear cultivars and pollination groups | RHS

Plums

Choosing plum cultivars | RHS

Rhubarb

How to grow rhubarb | RHS

Companion planting: strawberries, asparagus, horseradish, and rhubarb | Mother Earth News



Trees

Growing trees for firewood | Future Forests



Blogs

Extreme Gardening | Juliana Macleod

Follow this wonderfully informative and beautifully photographed blog by Juliana Macleod detailing her battles with the elements, pests and animals as she establishes a gorgeous garden in the extreme conditions of the West Cork coast.



Local designers and landscapers

West Cork

Two Green Shoots | Kloë and Adam

Fox Gardens | Anne Hamilton

Cara Tremayne Horticulturalist | Cara Tremayne

Colm Cronin Landscaping | Colm Cronin