George Street Yard RegenerationPermaculture Design by:<br />Yarden of Eatin’ Designs<br />
Challenges: Invasives<br />Japanese Knotweed<br />
Challenges: Erosion<br />Slope<br />
Challenges: Money<br />
Former Knotweed Bed     2008 Tea Garden<br />
Erosion Issues    Swale & Rain Gardens<br />
Erosion Solution = 2009 Rain Garden<br />
Values & Goals<br />Value:  Our land diversifies our diet and exemplifies potential to our community.<br />Goals: <br />Cr...
Fence/ Vine Species<br />Planted hops & grapes in 2009<br />Future possibilities: <br />hardy kiwi, chocolate vine<br />
Future Goal: Spiral Rock Garden<br />
Values & Goals<br />Value:  Our land soothes us.<br />Goals: <br />Provide areas to connect with the land and relax<br />O...
Future Goal: Sauna<br />
Values & Goals<br />Value:  Our land inspires creativity.<br />Goals:  <br />Add atmosphere of magic and playfulness to ou...
Shade Garden: Now<br />
Shade Garden: Future?<br />
Shade Garden Entrance Options<br />
Mushroom Shade Garden<br />Wood Ear<br />Morels<br />Oysters<br />Chicken of the Woods<br />
Shade Garden<br />Planted four polycultures in 2009<br />
Some Shade Tolerant Plant Options<br />Mulberry<br />Ginseng<br />Giant Solomon’s Seal<br />Jostaberry<br />Oregon Grape<b...
Juneberry
Wood Strawberry
Lingonberry
Sorrel
Lady’s Mantle
Good King Henry
Witch Hazel…</li></li></ul><li>Some Fruiting Tree & Shrub Options<br />Small Trees (3 – 10 feet)<br />Nanking Cherries<br ...
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  • 2008 Built Tea Garden Bed to control Japanese Knotweed
  • 2008 Built Tea Garden Bed to control Japanese Knotweed
  • Fall 2008 Fence
  • Apple Polyculture planted 2008
  • George Street Design

    1. 1. George Street Yard RegenerationPermaculture Design by:<br />Yarden of Eatin’ Designs<br />
    2. 2. Challenges: Invasives<br />Japanese Knotweed<br />
    3. 3. Challenges: Erosion<br />Slope<br />
    4. 4. Challenges: Money<br />
    5. 5. Former Knotweed Bed 2008 Tea Garden<br />
    6. 6. Erosion Issues Swale & Rain Gardens<br />
    7. 7. Erosion Solution = 2009 Rain Garden<br />
    8. 8. Values & Goals<br />Value: Our land diversifies our diet and exemplifies potential to our community.<br />Goals: <br />Create a low-maintenance and productive alternative to the modern lawn<br />Inviting to neighbors; welcome to join and learn more about permaculture and forest gardening<br />Objectives: <br />Thyme lawn<br />Perennial polycultures<br />Signs and other ways to make yard distinct to community<br /> <br />
    9. 9. Fence/ Vine Species<br />Planted hops & grapes in 2009<br />Future possibilities: <br />hardy kiwi, chocolate vine<br />
    10. 10. Future Goal: Spiral Rock Garden<br />
    11. 11. Values & Goals<br />Value: Our land soothes us.<br />Goals: <br />Provide areas to connect with the land and relax<br />Objectives:<br />Build sauna/bunk house<br />Dunking barrel<br />Add swing <br />Forage areas (berries)<br /> <br />
    12. 12. Future Goal: Sauna<br />
    13. 13. Values & Goals<br />Value: Our land inspires creativity.<br />Goals: <br />Add atmosphere of magic and playfulness to our land<br />Objectives:<br />Add sculptures made by us and area artists<br />Create a tea garden <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />
    14. 14.
    15. 15. Shade Garden: Now<br />
    16. 16. Shade Garden: Future?<br />
    17. 17. Shade Garden Entrance Options<br />
    18. 18. Mushroom Shade Garden<br />Wood Ear<br />Morels<br />Oysters<br />Chicken of the Woods<br />
    19. 19. Shade Garden<br />Planted four polycultures in 2009<br />
    20. 20. Some Shade Tolerant Plant Options<br />Mulberry<br />Ginseng<br />Giant Solomon’s Seal<br />Jostaberry<br />Oregon Grape<br />Wild Ginger<br />Ramps<br />Violets<br />Sweet Cicely<br /><ul><li>Redbud
    21. 21. Juneberry
    22. 22. Wood Strawberry
    23. 23. Lingonberry
    24. 24. Sorrel
    25. 25. Lady’s Mantle
    26. 26. Good King Henry
    27. 27. Witch Hazel…</li></li></ul><li>Some Fruiting Tree & Shrub Options<br />Small Trees (3 – 10 feet)<br />Nanking Cherries<br />Gooseberries<br />Elderberries<br />Raspberries<br />Dwarf Apples<br />
    28. 28. Trees continued<br />Medium Trees (20 – 35 ft)<br />Pawpaw - good understory tree, few pests<br />Plum<br />Larger Trees (50+ ft)<br />Shagbark Hickory – long-lived, low maintenance<br />American Persimmon<br />
    29. 29. Perennial Polyculture ExampleFrom Appleseed Permaculture<br />Apple <br />Chives: edible, biodynamic accumulator, aromatic pest confuser<br />Anise Hyssop: beneficial insects, tea, edible<br />Seaberry: nitrogen fixing shrub, medicinal, edible<br />Comfrey: dynamic accumulator, beneficial insects, medicinal, groundcover<br />
    30. 30. Perennial Polyculture Example<br />Pawpaw <br />Lovage: edible, medicinal, beneficial insects<br />Wild ginger: edible, medicinal, groundcover<br />French Sorrel: edible, medicinal, biodynamic accumulator<br />White Clover: nitrogen fixer, dynamic accumulator, beneficial insects, tea, groundcover<br />
    31. 31. Multipurpose Perennial Polycutures<br />Three Sisters<br />Sunchokes<br />Ground Nut<br />Mint Root<br />Beneficial Insectory<br />Milkweed<br />Bee Balm<br />Strawberries<br />Nitrogen Fixer<br /><ul><li>Blue Wild Indigo
    32. 32. Milkvetch
    33. 33. White Clover</li></ul>Groundcover<br /><ul><li>Daylily
    34. 34. Chinese Artichoke
    35. 35. Green & Gold
    36. 36. Galax
    37. 37. Sorrel
    38. 38. Violet</li></ul>Biodynamic Accumulator<br /><ul><li>Chicory
    39. 39. Dandelion
    40. 40. Comfrey
    41. 41. Yarrow</li></ul>Food/Medicinal<br /><ul><li>Sea Kale
    42. 42. Lovage
    43. 43. Nettles
    44. 44. Onions
    45. 45. Miner’s Lettuce</li></li></ul><li>Permaculture Principles<br />Redundancy<br />Edges/Value the Marginal<br />Value Diversity<br />Catch & Store Energy<br />Multiple Functions<br />Problem is Solution<br />Relative Location<br />Work With Nature<br />Infinite Yield<br />& More…<br />
    46. 46. http://yardenofeatin.wordpress.com<br />
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