Tips for Avoiding Common Forest Gardening Mistakes

I’ve been thinking lately about this old article on common forest garden mistakes.  http://lilliehouse.blogspot.com/2017/01/avoiding-most-common-food-forest.html Filling this out more, I’ve come to conclude that there are probably about 5 top most important elements for establishing a temperate food forest or Permaculture garden, to help improve the aesthetics, lower the workload, and ensure a good early yield. If you’ve been one of my students, you’ll know I advocate for these all the time! Sometimes I sound like a broken record.  1. Establish clear permanent paths and permanent beds, preferably using a series of different sized paths and “nodes.” This allows you to … Continue reading Tips for Avoiding Common Forest Gardening Mistakes