"Food Forests Are Horrible Ugly Awful Places that Make Your Neighbors HATE You!!!"

(Food Forest in June of its first year at Lillie House. Ugly? Heck no! Not at Lillie House! PS – all those beautiful flowering plants are EDIBLE!) Gaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhh!!!!!!! This is driving me crazy! I keep hearing from people that one of the LAWS OF NATUREĀ of forest gardens is that for AT LEAST the first few years they’ll be ugly tangled messes that will drive your neighbors to drink – and then rotten egg your car, T.P. your house and vote you off the island. 5 times this week alone I heard this concern from 5 different people! I’m not entirely … Continue reading "Food Forests Are Horrible Ugly Awful Places that Make Your Neighbors HATE You!!!"