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How to Make a Forest Garden

Engels | Druk: 3rd Revised edition | Paperback | 9781856230087 | 176 pagina's

A step-by-step guide to creating a ‘maximum output for minimum labour’ food producing garden, designed using the ecological principles of a natural woodland.

Highly practical and inspiring, How To Make A Forest Garden tells you everything you need to know in order to create a beautiful and productive forest garden, including:

Basic principles
Layout
How to choose plants
Details of over one hundred plants, from apples to mushrooms
A comprehensive account of perennial and self-seeding vegetables
A step-by-step guide to creating your garden
Full details of an example garden, with pictures of many more

A forest garden is a food-producing garden, based on the model of a natural woodland or forest. It is made up of fruit and nut trees, fruit bushes, perennial vegetables and herbs. It can be tailored to fit any space, from a tiny urban back yard to a large rural garden. A close copy of a natural ecosystem, it is perhaps the most ecologically friendly way of gardening open to us, as well as being a low-maintenance option. Once established there is none of the digging, sowing, planting out and hoeing of the conventional kitchen garden. The main task is picking up the produce!

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