PERMACULTURE NURSERY ← Spiral Ridge Permaculture

Designing a Permaculture Nursery 3

Well the last two days Matthew English and I have been designing techniques and strategies for starting a small edible forest garden nursery at our site on Spiral Ridge.  After having a couple of design sessions we came up with the patterns needed to start such an endeavor.  The key to a Permaculture nursery is ...

Permaculture Design “stacking functions”

In Permaculture Design there is a term called stacking functions.  We stack functions by designing elements to serve many functions.  This can be in either space or time.  For instance,  we stack functions in our tree plantings here on Spiral Ridge by planting multiple layers within the forest garden architecture. Stacking functions in time is ...