Noriega St. Terrace Garden

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Noriega St. Terrace Garden

  1. 1. permaculture Design <ul><li>619 Noriega Street, Sunset </li></ul>PROJECT DATE CLIENT AUG 28 2010 JESSICA & BLANK BLANK
  2. 2. Terracing Titans TEXT
  3. 3. Terracing Titans <ul><li>Team Members </li></ul>ANGELA TEXT
  4. 4. Terracing Titans <ul><li>Team Members </li></ul>ANGELA JASON TEXT
  5. 5. Terracing Titans <ul><li>Team Members </li></ul>ANGELA JASON CEEBASS TEXT
  6. 6. Terracing Titans <ul><li>Team Members </li></ul>ANGELA JASON CEEBASS MARK TEXT
  7. 7. Terracing Titans <ul><li>Team Members </li></ul>ANGELA JASON CEEBASS MARK NOLAN TEXT
  8. 8. 619 Noriega Street <ul><li>* Inner Sunset on hillside </li></ul><ul><li>* Shade dominated site </li></ul><ul><li>* Occupants: husband, wife & </li></ul><ul><li>child; 4-5 months on-site </li></ul><ul><li>* Interests: art, civil justice and </li></ul><ul><li>permaculture </li></ul><ul><li>* Terraces </li></ul><ul><li>* Client annual foods: Kale; tomato; peas; mushrooms </li></ul><ul><li>* Can commit 5-6 hours a week </li></ul><ul><li>* Husband enjoys watering </li></ul><ul><li>* Wants fruit tree </li></ul><ul><li>* Makes mint tea at home </li></ul>
  9. 9. Existing Conditions <ul><li>Little to no food production </li></ul><ul><li>Most planting zones are up stairs </li></ul><ul><li>Water drains quickly off site </li></ul><ul><li>Site is shaded majority of time </li></ul><ul><li>Site Composting </li></ul>
  10. 10. Key Design Responses <ul><li>Amend Soil </li></ul><ul><li>Site Composting </li></ul><ul><li>Children’s activity area </li></ul><ul><li>Water Capture </li></ul><ul><li>Benefitials </li></ul><ul><li>Perennial Food </li></ul><ul><li>Herb/Kitchen Garden </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor Enjoyment Space </li></ul><ul><li>Soil is sandy, fast draining; diversify soil conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Amend soil with organic matter to encourage more below ground soil life </li></ul><ul><li>Develop holistic compost system to build soil on site </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon sequestering to offset household use </li></ul><ul><li>Add pollinator attractants </li></ul><ul><li>Fog catch reduces water consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Roof rain water catchment system </li></ul><ul><li>Implement grey water system </li></ul><ul><li>Solicit compost from neighborhood </li></ul>
  11. 11. Permaculture Principles
  12. 12. Permaculture Principles
  13. 13. <ul><li>How to balance household resources with site potential? </li></ul>Permaculture Principles
  14. 14. Permaculture Principles <ul><li>How to balance household resources with site potential? </li></ul><ul><li>How to minimize waste? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Permaculture Principles <ul><li>How to balance household resources with site potential? </li></ul><ul><li>How to minimize waste? </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage functioning cyclical ecosystem </li></ul>
  16. 16. Permaculture Principles <ul><li>How to balance household resources with site potential? </li></ul><ul><li>How to minimize waste? </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage functioning cyclical ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>Energy use and mitigation </li></ul>
  17. 17. Permaculture Principles <ul><li>How to balance household resources with site potential? </li></ul><ul><li>How to minimize waste? </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage functioning cyclical ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>Energy use and mitigation </li></ul><ul><li>Observe and Interact; get feedback </li></ul>
  18. 18. Permaculture Principles <ul><li>How to balance household resources with site potential? </li></ul><ul><li>How to minimize waste? </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage functioning cyclical ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>Energy use and mitigation </li></ul><ul><li>Observe and Interact; get feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Catch and store energy </li></ul>
  19. 19. People Care Earth Care Fair Share Fair Share Fair Share Fair Share Fair Share
  20. 20. People Care <ul><li>Provide garden for enjoyment </li></ul><ul><li>Kitchen herbs make for exciting home cooking </li></ul><ul><li>Learning environment for child </li></ul><ul><li>Planned gazebo area stocked with creature comforts </li></ul><ul><li>Foster connections with neighbors </li></ul><ul><li>Provide space for creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Economic fairness </li></ul><ul><li>Giving opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Think happy, smiling and healthy </li></ul>
  21. 21. Earth Care <ul><li>Balance resources with Earth and community at large </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage Bio-diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy People </li></ul><ul><li>Resolve: pollution; available H2O; top soil </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy Animals & Trophic structure </li></ul>
  22. 22. Fair Share <ul><li>Passing knowledge to client </li></ul><ul><li>Client shares garden with friends and neighbors </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage neighbors to share their harvests with one another </li></ul><ul><li>Strive to meet basic needs </li></ul><ul><li>Equitable trades </li></ul>
  23. 23. Base Map
  24. 24. Base Map
  25. 25. Patterns <ul><li>How to balance household resources with site potential? </li></ul><ul><li>How to minimize waste? </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage functioning cyclical ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>Energy use and mitigation </li></ul><ul><li>Observe and Interact; get feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Catch and store energy </li></ul>
  26. 26. Sectors <ul><li>Water runs quickly offsite; pools at concrete garden entry </li></ul><ul><li>Community: construction of new home behind; tall fences; neighbors all have manicured non-food producing gardens </li></ul><ul><li>Prevailing North West wind from San Bruno Gap </li></ul><ul><li>Child ‘play ground’ </li></ul><ul><li>Some birds documented on site; lack of small mammals </li></ul>
  27. 27. Plant Selections
  28. 28. Guild 1 <ul><li>Huckleberry : keystone species, California native </li></ul><ul><li>Wild Ginger : medicinal uses </li></ul><ul><li>Lemon Balm: insectary plant; stress relief; fragrant; psychic herb </li></ul>
  29. 29. Guild 2 <ul><li>Tree Collard : keystone species, bred for San Francisco </li></ul><ul><li>Mint : fragrant, medicinal, tea & herb use, beneficial to soil health, soil stabilizer </li></ul><ul><li>Carrot : root crop </li></ul><ul><li>Oca : edible root & leaves, autumn harvest </li></ul><ul><li>Fava : Nitro fixer </li></ul>
  30. 30. Guild 3 <ul><li>Kumquat : keystone, citrus fruit tree, frost tolerant </li></ul><ul><li>Nettle : dynamic soil accumulater, nutritious cooking herb </li></ul><ul><li>Yacon : important starch crop, persists in slight frost </li></ul><ul><li>Clover (White, Crimson and Red) : nitro fixer, insectary, ground cover </li></ul>
  31. 31. Guild 4 <ul><li>Ceanothus : keystone, nitro fixer </li></ul><ul><li>Passionflower : vine, fast growing, insectary, beautiful flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Egyptian Walking Onion : perennial onion </li></ul><ul><li>Gotu Kola : ayuverdic herb, ground cover </li></ul>
  32. 32. Guild 5 <ul><li>Honeyberry : keystone, tasty fruit, perennial, insectary </li></ul><ul><li>Anise Hyssop : insectary, ground cover </li></ul><ul><li>Yerba Buena: native San Francisco ground cover, mint family </li></ul>
  33. 33. Mushrooms <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Living walkway: garden giant (wood chip mulch, low leaf litter) requires re-mulching each year before fall rains </li></ul>
  34. 34. Hardscape Selections
  35. 35. Fog Catchment
  36. 36. It’s a wrap
  37. 37. I once caught a Ceebass thiiis big

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