Food forests and gardens

The food forest gardening approach is the creation of systems which are productive and abundant yet which require very little maintenance. It is entirely possible to design and plant a forest which, within a relatively short period of time is productive and relatively self-maintaining.
By exploiting the premise of companion planting, trees, shrubs and herbs can be intermixed to grow on multiple levels in the same area, as do the plants in a forest.
We can consciously apply the principles of ecology to the design of home scale gardens that mimic forest ecosystem structure and function, but at the same time grow food, fuel, fiber, fodder, fertilizer and medicine.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

latest job

landscaping job, Island Bay march-may 2011

1 comment:

  1. Hello:

    Food, Forests, Gardens- I love it!!!!
    When I saw your follow, of course, had to snoop
    Being a woods walker, forager and gardener..
    and mushrooms!!! ah nothing is finer
    I've dried, extracted: alcohol and water extractions and just plain ate them!

    Always wishing more people would be more active in this regard.. sadly people have come to see themselves as separate from rather then a part of the planet :(

    thank you!! thank-you!!