Tag Archives: Companion Planting

FOOD FOREST & COMPANION PLANTING IN BROOKSVILLE, FLORIDA

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Camille and I spent the first week of April (2016) volunteering at Circle T Farms in Brooksville, Florida–a newly forming 10 acre Permaculture Farm which (among other features) will include a large market garden, education center, and Forest Garden. Since … Continue reading

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THE DAFFODIL: A FRUIT TREE COMPANION

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I spent my second day at Blue Ridge Napping Institute searching the surrounding forest for wild daffodils, and then digging them up and transplanting them around the base of fruit trees in Tom’s small orchard.  (Blue Ridge Napping Institute is … Continue reading

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SCHOOLYARD PERMACULTURE

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During the summer of 2015, I consulted with a non-profit organization in Central Florida that manages eight (elementary) schoolyard gardens.  Their mission:  “ to eliminate poverty as a factor in educational success and diet-related health issues”. In pursuit of this goal, … Continue reading

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COMPANION PLANTING

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Companion planting is the organic gardener’s alternative to pesticides, herbicides, and synthetic fertilizers.  Combing diverse crops of plants that have mutually beneficial relationships, companion planting gives rise to natural conditions which provide habitats for beneficial insects and animals, deter pests, enrich the soil, and increase productivity. Within … Continue reading

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