Chicagoland Permaculture at Townline Design
Chicagoland Permaculture at Townline Design
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Commenced:
01/05/2013
Submitted:
06/05/2013
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Waukegan, IL, US
Climate zone:
Cold Temperate





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Grant Van der Merwe Kelly June Hutcheson Nancy Schilli Tycho Huussen
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Chicagoland Permaculture at Townline Design

Project Type

Rural, Residential, Commercial

Project Summary

My first permaculture design, to be implemented at Townline Design in Waukegan, IL.

Project Description

The design will incorporate vegetables, two swales, a mulch pit, an herb spiral, beekeeping, hugelkultur, sheet mulching, vermicompost, hot composting, and the beginnings of a food forest.  Our products will be sold at a local farmers' market.  The goal is to establish retirement income and security utilizing 2 acres of unused zoned agricultural land.

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Spring update

Slow, cold, miserable, and somehow still busy.

Posted about 5 years ago (0 comments)

August update

Culinary mushroom inoculation, a bad drought, and many many markets.

Posted almost 6 years ago (0 comments)

July update

Cardboard, woodchips, the start of harvest season, and our first farmers markets!

Posted almost 6 years ago (0 comments)

June was... busy

A month's worth of updates, with pics

Posted about 6 years ago (1 comments)

Transplanting trees and 2 inches of rain

I got the fruit trees planted. I had to do it in the rain. At least I managed to get a few good pictures.

Posted about 6 years ago (2 comments)

Digging the north swale

A few pictures of the high contour-swale

Posted about 6 years ago (0 comments)

Digging the mulch pit

Flood water which was previously eroding the soil will now moisten a mulch pit. It will be planted with Pawpaws, and possibly some dogwood.

Posted about 6 years ago (0 comments)
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