Categories
Log in
There’s more to see...
Sign up to see the rest of what’s here!
Visit Site
Erica / Northwest Edible Life

Differences between a typical orchard and a Food Forest? An orchard is usually just the fruit or nut trees. A Food Forest is a whole system that incorporates food-producing plants like berries and tubers between and under the canopy of trees. These dynamic systems also include plants that attract beneficial insects and build healthy soil. In this way a Food Forest becomes a self-organized system providing for its own pollination, pest management, and soil health.

Related Pins

Good info on permaculture in orchard - create swales

5 Permiculture Tips From the Pro's - Natural Living Mamma Use these 5 simple tips when planning your garden to rebuild and rejuvenate the soil, make good use of your space, and support eco-system health.

Resource Book for Permaculture. Permies and would be permies, listen up! this is one of 26 free ebooks about permaculture and related topics available to download on this website, you just have create an account first (it's easy). With a U.K. bias but I'm sure anyone interested in permaculture will find something here. I've no links to the site BTW! just want to spread the knowledge around :-)

Permaculture and ponds

permaculture rabbit