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Food forest design

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Lillie House Permaculture: "Food Forests Are Horrible Ugly Awful Places that Make Your Neighbors HATE You!!!"

Permaculture, regenerative agriculture, forest gardening, sustainable home restoration, community organizing, edible landscaping: Pathways to plenty.

I like this starter definition by John Kitsteiner. Temperate Climate Permaculture: What is an Edible Forest Garden?

The Vision of an Edible Forest Garden: "Picture yourself in a forest where almost everything around you is food. Mature and maturing fruit and nut trees form an open canopy. If you look carefully, you can see fruits swelling on many branches—pears, apples, persimmons, pecans, and chestnuts. Shrubs fill the gaps in the canopy. They bear raspberries, blueberries, currants, hazelnuts, and other lesser-known fruits, flowers, and nuts at different times of the year. Assorted native wildflowers…

What Is a Food Forest? (And How to Start Growing Your Own!) – The Grow Network

Put nature's design to work in your backyard, and produce more food than you thought possible. Here's how to start growing your own food forest.

Permaculture is a branch of ecological design, ecological engineering, environmental design, construction and integrated water resources management that develops sustainable architecture, regenerat…

Permaculture is a branch of ecological design, ecological engineering, environmental design, construction and integrated water resources management that develops sustainable architecture, regenerat…

Permaculture -- I need to sit down and read this article.   And I love the drawing. I wish *my* backyard looked like that!

Jayme Melrose began the discussion by outlining her premises, guiding theories and values of permaculture. She then discussed the importance and nature of ecological gardening, of permaculture, and…

when the time is right for your area. Step 9: Plant any smaller, ground cover plants These

Permaculture food forests are autopilot gardens that need little human intervention except in the beginning. Here's how to build one.

100ft x 100ft area = 50+ food producing plants.  The brown 'paths' can also be swales to direct, collect,  filter rain water.  Plant a tree, yes... but make it edible!

100ft x 100ft area = 50+ food producing plants. The brown 'paths' can also be swales to direct, collect, filter rain water. Plant a tree, yes... but make it edible!