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Perma garden 2011
Perma garden 2011
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Slapanice, CZ
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Cool Temperate

Gordon Landsburgh Maaike Mussche
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Perma garden 2011

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This year I have decided to set up a perma garden. I findit as the best solution for using a soil and as the best way of farming.

My wife and me are both quite heavy workloaded, our children grow into the age of puberty. We were rebuiding our house for ten years and finally comes the time to spend time meaningfully in the nearest environment around us. In our case it´s the garden and the back and frontyard.

Until now we have been using our garden the way as most people do in our region: the biggest area is a grass, then we have fruit-tree and bushes.

Our project is to make an environment where the dominant part will be occupied by plants, mainly fruit-trees, fruit-bushes, higher and lower herbs. Among these will be rised beds for seasonal growing of vegetable.

There will stay in our garden the part used as an ordinary vegetable garden, a small shed for gardening tools and pots, places for composters and the space for working with a compost.

We decided not to prune away or relocate any of the plants or bushes growing there. Everything should follow the contemporary state.

Moving through the garden should be by means of two paths. One for quick transport of material, the second should lead to the important points of the garden so we could take care of the plants, gather or just relax.

After the mapping of the contemporary state we made a plan for an each zone of the garden which we would like to change.

The plan is not and will be not firm. Definitelly new things will come across our minds during a realisation or the nature will tell by itself where we will be making miskates.

We would like to aim mainly on the garden but simultaneously we will try to refine places around the house and add anything which will make our surroundings better. We are planning to lead grapewine to housewalls, grow a part of the plants in pots and build a relaxing zone with pergollas and ornamental plants.

Our goal is to make a pleasant surrounding around us, where we could grow fresh and healthy food, relax, watch natural processes, start to understand the principes and consequently behave according to them.

We thannk you in advance for any remarks, ideas or critique.


...planted today


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... and next small update


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update from end of March

news from Perma garden 2011 - new trees and shrubs

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I´d like to show you my latest work - I measured and then drew actually situation on our garden including just trees and fences.

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photos 27.2.2011

end of February on our garden

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