Episode-62- How To Design Gardens From Patterns For Beauty And Production

before 3/10/12
blueberry bed
wood bed for blueberry
after building mounds
after build wood mounds 3/18/12

 Permaculture is a theory of ecological design which seeks to develop sustainable human settlements and agricultural systems, by attempting to model them on natural ecosystems. Permaculture principle #7 Design from patterns to details: By stepping back, we can observe patterns in nature and society. These can form the backbone of our designs, with the details filled in as we go. 

  • My yard’s evolution since 2009. From traditional to natural.
  • The influence of Gaia’s Garden and Food not Lawns had on the designs
  • Development of the U shaped Gardens
  • Work left to do including ground covering the mounds with alfalfa and white Dutch clover
  • Now waiting for the Nourse Farms plants to arrive in May which should give the mounds enough time to prepare

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