Conserving American Ginseng | MOTHER EARTH NEWS
Foraging wild American ginseng has long been a traditional rural money-making hobby, but now, overharvesting threatens the plant’s survival.
5 Ways to Tell if You Can Grow American Ginseng in Your Backyard
Can You Grow American Ginseng in Your Backyard? Here's 5 Things to Look For: 1. Check the USDA map. Do you live in an area where it is known to exist or existed in the past? 2. Look for the proper slope and aspect. North-facing is best, but under certain conditions (enough shade, mature trees)
Learn about conservation practices on Pennsylvania public lands and outdoor recreation, education, and business opportunities in Pennsylvania state parks and forests.
How to Grow Ginseng For Profit - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS
Learn how to earn money by growing ginseng on your very own farm. This article covers how to pick a planting site, prepare the soil, obtain plants, store seeds, fertilize, mulch, and more.
How to Grow Ginseng
This article is an adapted excerpt from my book Sustainable Ginseng, available in paperback or e-book from our online store or Amazon. If you buy the paperback from Amazon you can get the e-book free. It's about how to grow ginseng in a way that ensures the plant's survival for the future. How to grow
Where NOT to Plant Ginseng
If you want to grow your own, it pays to know where to plant it. Conversely, it pays also to know where NOT to plant ginseng. Don't plant ginseng where: it's too dry the ground gets too much sunlight the trees are all oak or hickory or other hardwood There is a place on our property