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Backyard Permaculture
Backyard Permaculture
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Ngong, Ngong, Nairobi, KE
Climate zone:
Warm Temperate

Jasmin Gravador Meghan Craig Nathan Dow
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Backyard Permaculture

Project Type

Rural, Residential

Project Summary

Small backyard permaculture project - food forest and house

Project Description

A very small scale (less than 1/8 acre) backyard permaculture designed to produce enough food to feed a small household (2-3 people) through a food forest system, to become completely self sufficient with water harvesting - swales, water tanks, a pond, to contain a natural/ eco cabin (probably cob), to use rocket stoves and solar for all energy and cooking needs.

Purpose of the project is to create a self sufficient and self sustaining, to forest indigenous, medicinal, food trees and to demonstrate what many in Kenya near Nairobi and other cities can do with their backyards. And to have a really cool place to chill out, write and hang out with friends

So far most of the tree planting is done and a few swales.


Progress by early 2015

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Basic design plan

Basic design plan and considerations

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Backyard forest

Timeline photos of the project

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