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    • permaculture Design
      • 619 Noriega Street, Sunset
      PROJECT DATE CLIENT AUG 28 2010 JESSICA & BLANK BLANK
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      • Team Members
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    • 619 Noriega Street
      • * Inner Sunset on hillside
      • * Shade dominated site
      • * Occupants: husband, wife &
      • child; 4-5 months on-site
      • * Interests: art, civil justice and
      • permaculture
      • * Terraces
      • * Client annual foods: Kale; tomato; peas; mushrooms
      • * Can commit 5-6 hours a week
      • * Husband enjoys watering
      • * Wants fruit tree
      • * Makes mint tea at home
    • Existing Conditions
      • Little to no food production
      • Most planting zones are up stairs
      • Water drains quickly off site
      • Site is shaded majority of time
      • Site Composting
    • Key Design Responses
      • Amend Soil
      • Site Composting
      • Children’s activity area
      • Water Capture
      • Benefitials
      • Perennial Food
      • Herb/Kitchen Garden
      • Outdoor Enjoyment Space
      • Soil is sandy, fast draining; diversify soil conditions
      • Amend soil with organic matter to encourage more below ground soil life
      • Develop holistic compost system to build soil on site
      • Carbon sequestering to offset household use
      • Add pollinator attractants
      • Fog catch reduces water consumption
      • Roof rain water catchment system
      • Implement grey water system
      • Solicit compost from neighborhood
    • Permaculture Principles
    • Permaculture Principles
      • How to balance household resources with site potential?
      Permaculture Principles
    • Permaculture Principles
      • How to balance household resources with site potential?
      • How to minimize waste?
    • Permaculture Principles
      • How to balance household resources with site potential?
      • How to minimize waste?
      • Encourage functioning cyclical ecosystem
    • Permaculture Principles
      • How to balance household resources with site potential?
      • How to minimize waste?
      • Encourage functioning cyclical ecosystem
      • Energy use and mitigation
    • Permaculture Principles
      • How to balance household resources with site potential?
      • How to minimize waste?
      • Encourage functioning cyclical ecosystem
      • Energy use and mitigation
      • Observe and Interact; get feedback
    • Permaculture Principles
      • How to balance household resources with site potential?
      • How to minimize waste?
      • Encourage functioning cyclical ecosystem
      • Energy use and mitigation
      • Observe and Interact; get feedback
      • Catch and store energy
    • People Care Earth Care Fair Share Fair Share Fair Share Fair Share Fair Share
    • People Care
      • Provide garden for enjoyment
      • Kitchen herbs make for exciting home cooking
      • Learning environment for child
      • Planned gazebo area stocked with creature comforts
      • Foster connections with neighbors
      • Provide space for creativity
      • Economic fairness
      • Giving opportunity
      • Think happy, smiling and healthy
    • Earth Care
      • Balance resources with Earth and community at large
      • Encourage Bio-diversity
      • Healthy People
      • Resolve: pollution; available H2O; top soil
      • Healthy Animals & Trophic structure
    • Fair Share
      • Passing knowledge to client
      • Client shares garden with friends and neighbors
      • Encourage neighbors to share their harvests with one another
      • Strive to meet basic needs
      • Equitable trades
    • Base Map
    • Base Map
    • Patterns
      • How to balance household resources with site potential?
      • How to minimize waste?
      • Encourage functioning cyclical ecosystem
      • Energy use and mitigation
      • Observe and Interact; get feedback
      • Catch and store energy
    • Sectors
      • Water runs quickly offsite; pools at concrete garden entry
      • Community: construction of new home behind; tall fences; neighbors all have manicured non-food producing gardens
      • Prevailing North West wind from San Bruno Gap
      • Child ‘play ground’
      • Some birds documented on site; lack of small mammals
    • Plant Selections
    • Guild 1
      • Huckleberry : keystone species, California native
      • Wild Ginger : medicinal uses
      • Lemon Balm: insectary plant; stress relief; fragrant; psychic herb
    • Guild 2
      • Tree Collard : keystone species, bred for San Francisco
      • Mint : fragrant, medicinal, tea & herb use, beneficial to soil health, soil stabilizer
      • Carrot : root crop
      • Oca : edible root & leaves, autumn harvest
      • Fava : Nitro fixer
    • Guild 3
      • Kumquat : keystone, citrus fruit tree, frost tolerant
      • Nettle : dynamic soil accumulater, nutritious cooking herb
      • Yacon : important starch crop, persists in slight frost
      • Clover (White, Crimson and Red) : nitro fixer, insectary, ground cover
    • Guild 4
      • Ceanothus : keystone, nitro fixer
      • Passionflower : vine, fast growing, insectary, beautiful flowers
      • Egyptian Walking Onion : perennial onion
      • Gotu Kola : ayuverdic herb, ground cover
    • Guild 5
      • Honeyberry : keystone, tasty fruit, perennial, insectary
      • Anise Hyssop : insectary, ground cover
      • Yerba Buena: native San Francisco ground cover, mint family
    • Mushrooms
      • Log inoculation: Shiitake (oaks and beeches), oyster (hardwood), beech (hardwood), turkey tails (hardwood) 2-3 fruitings per year per log for up to five years.
      • Living walkway: garden giant (wood chip mulch, low leaf litter) requires re-mulching each year before fall rains
    • Hardscape Selections
    • Fog Catchment
    • It’s a wrap
    • I once caught a Ceebass thiiis big