Permaculture principles applied as property allows for it: 45x fruit trees, many if which are diy grafted and grafted additional types on to save room and broaden variety and harvest times. Many perennials, berries and vegetables, also many annuals allowed to flower and go to seed. Rainwater harvesting in barrels and soil via Hugelkultur bed ( water stored in wood buried inside), 80% of kitchen vegetable and manual dishwashing water recycled in native corner. First serious attempt to cultivate Shi Take, still in waiting phase for harvesting.

Garden progress

super late
Sep 2015

purple carrot
super late
Nov 2020

Current plantings in garden

Suggestioned companions

bell pepper bonnie bell sweet pepper sfg elephant garlic green onion leek

Previously planted in this garden

Nothing has been planted here.

photo of this garden

About this garden

Owner: Ellen

Location: Auckland, New Zealand, 1025

Area: 685.0 square metres

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