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garden in the pyrenees
garden in the pyrenees
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hautes pyrenees, france, argeles gazost, FR
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Cold Temperate

Adam Schwarz Monika Frank Sonia Galbi Ute Bohnsack
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garden in the pyrenees

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trying to find out what will grow or not grow on the 2000m at 1000m in the french pyrenees.

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growth is much slower than in my 'garden' at 120m alt. learning for the last 2 years on the seasons and how to cope with a lot of snow. 

the land is seperated by a small chemin which goes onto 2 renovated off grid holiday barns. one side is damp and get a small amount of flooding from the mountain behind us, the other side is well drained and is where i have planted all my fruit trees, veg and fruit bushes. it's a learning process ! we dug out the old ruin and piled that directly on the grass and planted it, great results with the veg. there is a great variety of wildflowers , butterflies and birds.


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