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Black Snake Homestead
Black Snake Homestead
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7512 Ball Rd, Bahama, North Carolina, US
Climate zone:
Warm Temperate

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Black Snake Homestead

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Rural, Residential

Project Summary

Trying to turn a two acre field of grass into a lush permaculture food forest.

Project Description

My parents had 6 acres in North Carolina that they weren't doing anything with, so my husand and I moved in and started trying to grow food. We started with the two acre field, since another 2 are very rocky, steep, and heavily wooded and another 2 are in a shady flood plain next to a river (I know, sounds promising for certain species, but we will tackle that project later). The field seemed to be the easiest but BOY is battling that grass a challenge! 

We are growng bluberries, pears, cherries, service berries, elderberries, goji berries, pomegranite, blackberries, cranberries, apples, a whole bunch of medicinals, a whole bunch of wild flowers, and a whole bunch of annuals vegetables (we used the double-dig method for most of those beds). We have plans for many, man more species of trees (fruit and nut). 


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