Perennial Polycultures

           Ethan Roland & Mai Frank
    Forest Garden Immersion Course 2009




    Regenerative  ...
Eden 2.0 - Holyoke, MA
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Welsh Onion
                                                   (Allium fistulosum)
                      Sweet Cicely
     ...
Prostrate Bird’s Foot Trefoil
  (Lotus corniculatus var. plena)




                                    5
Prostrate Bird’s Foot Trefoil
                Honeyberry
            (Loniceracorniculatus var. plena)
             (Lotus...
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Siberia pea shrub
        (Caragana arborescens)



                                          Sunchoke
                   ...
sFG groundcover




                  Photo: Ethan Roland
Scaling Up Polycultures
‘Support A’ Polyculture
‘Support A’ Polyculture

• (Apple)           • (Malus x domestica)

•   Comfrey         •   Symphytum spp.
•   Chickory   ...
TBD understory
TBD understory
TBD understory
‘Support A’
Polyculture
• (Apple)           • (Malus x domestica)

•   Comfrey         •   Symphytum spp.
•   Chickory    ...
‘Support A’
Polyculture
• (Apple)

•   Comfrey
•   Chickory
•   Chives
•   Sweet cicely
•   Anisse hyssop
•   Yarrow
•   C...
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Perennial Polycultures

           Ethan Roland & Mai Frank
    Forest Garden Immersion Course 2009




    Regenerative  ...
Perennial Polycultures
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  1. 1. Perennial Polycultures Ethan Roland & Mai Frank Forest Garden Immersion Course 2009 Regenerative Apios Design Group Institute
  2. 2. Eden 2.0 - Holyoke, MA
  3. 3. 3
  4. 4. Welsh Onion (Allium fistulosum) Sweet Cicely (Myrrhis odorata) Russian Comfrey (Symphytum uplandicum) Good King Henry (Chenopodium bonus-henricus) Turkish Rocket (Bunias orientalis) HFG polyculture Photo: Ethan Roland
  5. 5. Prostrate Bird’s Foot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus var. plena) 5
  6. 6. Prostrate Bird’s Foot Trefoil Honeyberry (Loniceracorniculatus var. plena) (Lotus kamschatica) Anise Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum) Prostrate birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus var. plena) Sweet Cicely 6 (Myrrhis odorata)
  7. 7. 7
  8. 8. Siberia pea shrub (Caragana arborescens) Sunchoke (Helianthus tuberosus) Water Celery (Oenanthe Javanica) Dutch White Clover 8 (Trifolium repens)
  9. 9. sFG groundcover Photo: Ethan Roland
  10. 10. Scaling Up Polycultures
  11. 11. ‘Support A’ Polyculture
  12. 12. ‘Support A’ Polyculture • (Apple) • (Malus x domestica) • Comfrey • Symphytum spp. • Chickory • Chicorium intybus • Chives • Allium schoenprasum • Sweet cicely • Myrrhis odoratum • Anisse hyssop • Agastache foeniculum • Yarrow • Achillea millefolium • Clover • Trifolium spp. Insectaries always flowering Self-renewing fertility
  13. 13. TBD understory
  14. 14. TBD understory
  15. 15. TBD understory
  16. 16. ‘Support A’ Polyculture • (Apple) • (Malus x domestica) • Comfrey • Symphytum spp. • Chickory • Chicorium intybus • Chives • Allium schoenprasum • Sweet cicely • Myrrhis odoratum • Anisse hyssop • Agastache foeniculum • Yarrow • Achillea millefolium • Clover • Trifolium spp. 17
  17. 17. ‘Support A’ Polyculture • (Apple) • Comfrey • Chickory • Chives • Sweet cicely • Anisse hyssop • Yarrow • Clover 18
  18. 18. Download and start planting! Share your experiences on the Edible Forest Garden Wiki - coming soon at www.apiosinstitute.org
  19. 19. Perennial Polycultures Ethan Roland & Mai Frank Forest Garden Immersion Course 2009 Regenerative Apios Design Group Institute

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