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lutz, Fl, US
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Marcia Mello Richard G. Powell
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Home Permaculture Project

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Residential, Community, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

Converting a residential lot in deed restricted neighborhood into a self sustaining permaculture demonstration site, productive food forest, nursery and kitchen garden.

Project Description

My attempt is to take a very typical residential lot in Florida and transform it from st augustine grass monoculture landscape into a fully utilized permaculture landscape.  Taken from observations of the local flora and fauna my design will incorporate locally adapted perennial fruit, nut and vegetable plant species. This project is an attempt at very low cost design created almost entirely from underutilized waste streams such as tree mulching services and farm waste as well as seed and plants scavenged form the abandoned or empty lots in the surrounding area. The goal of this project is to grow enough food to feed my family, to create a surplus, as well as educate the neighborhood about permaculture.


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