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❴BOOKS❵ ✮ Paradise Lot Author Eric Toensmeier – Camberleyhotel.co.uk When Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates moved into a duplex in a run down part of Holyoke Massachusetts the tenth of an acre lot was barren ground and bad soil peppered with broken pieces of concrete When Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates moved into a duplex in a run down part of Holyoke Massachusetts the tenth of an acre lot was barren ground and bad soil peppered with broken pieces of concrete asphalt and brick The two friends got to work designing what would become not just another urban farm but a permaculture paradise replete with perennial broccoli paw paws bananas and moringa all told than two hundred low maintenance edible plants.

In an innovative food forest on a small city lot The garden intended to function like a natural ecosystem with the plants themselves providing most of the garden's needs for fertility pest control and weed suppression also features an edible water garden a year round unheated greenhouse tropical crops urban poultry and even silkwormsIn telling the story of Paradise Lot Toensmeier explains the principles and practices of permaculture the choice.

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ePUB camberleyhotel.co.uk î Paradise Lot Kindle ☆

paradise kindle Paradise Lot PDFIn an innovative food forest on a small city lot The garden intended to function like a natural ecosystem with the plants themselves providing most of the garden's needs for fertility pest control and weed suppression also features an edible water garden a year round unheated greenhouse tropical crops urban poultry and even silkwormsIn telling the story of Paradise Lot Toensmeier explains the principles and practices of permaculture the choice.

10 thoughts on “Paradise Lot

  1. Anna Anna says:

    ePUB camberleyhotel.co.uk î Paradise Lot Kindle ☆ paradise kindle, Paradise Lot PDFParadise Lot is like porn for the permaculture geek Thought provoking easy to read and full of fascinating tidbits I can't recommend it highly enough On the other hand I did just blow 80 buying perennials as a result of Toensmeier's glowing descriptions


  2. Debbi Cobern Debbi Cobern says:

    ePUB camberleyhotel.co.uk î Paradise Lot Kindle ☆ paradise kindle, Paradise Lot PDFI really loved this book and will be re reading it many times This is not for the casual gardener though It is for the permaculture nut who cares about the world at large and your food security intensely These two gentlemen took their 110th acre Duplex lot and turned it into a food haven of fruits and vegetables of mostly perennials that which returns each yearSome


  3. Emma Doughty Emma Doughty says:

    ePUB camberleyhotel.co.uk î Paradise Lot Kindle ☆ paradise kindle, Paradise Lot PDFParadise Lot Two Plant Geeks One Tenth of an Acre and the Making of an Edible Garden Oasis in the City is written by Eric Toensmeier with contributions from Jonathan Bates If Eric Toensmeier sounds familiar it’s because he wrote Perennial Vegetables and co wrote the two volume Edible Forest GardensWhilst his previous work is very detailed factual and intended for reference Paradise Lot is a personal story – it’s abou


  4. Stefan Stefan says:

    ePUB camberleyhotel.co.uk î Paradise Lot Kindle ☆ paradise kindle, Paradise Lot PDFThis is an amazing book Be warned This is a book by confessed two plant geeks Whimsical and packed with information The appendices and recommended resources alone are worth the price of admission I found it especially helpful because it goes into great detail about a zone that is very close to the zone that my garden is in Much of the information is applicable to ALL areas of the globe The discussion of polycultures is very enlightening There is significant discussion about the philosophy and ethics of Permaculture as well I found the book magical practical and deeply inspirational


  5. Wendy Wagner Wendy Wagner says:

    ePUB camberleyhotel.co.uk î Paradise Lot Kindle ☆ paradise kindle, Paradise Lot PDFA feel good account of an urban permaculture garden In between the cute stories are some pretty clever ideas for adding productivity to your site I for one can't wait to try the tip about harvesting suirrel labor


  6. Norris Thomlinson Norris Thomlinson says:

    ePUB camberleyhotel.co.uk î Paradise Lot Kindle ☆ paradise kindle, Paradise Lot PDFMy project took place in Portland OR his on the other side of the continent in Holyoke MA My lot was two tenths of an acre his lot half that But besides differences in space for trees and somewhat different plant palettes Eric Toensmeir's account in Paradise Lot of applied permaculture reads like a parallel universe of my own experimentations with urban lot rehabilitation and perenni


  7. Dave Dave says:

    ePUB camberleyhotel.co.uk î Paradise Lot Kindle ☆ paradise kindle, Paradise Lot PDFThere are two types of urban farming and permaculture books heartwarming narratives and detail oriented textbooks This one is the first but the author has penned his own textbooks so I came into this expecting to see an expert at work And he built something delightfulIf you've seen any of those Youtube video tours of backyard permaculture gardens this is next level Eric knows about the underlying systems site analysis and the interactions within a plant guild and you see it in the system he constructs I was interested to see the learning process Eric went through as he took his backyard garden further into the succession process than he had ever done before and he was able to live through the processes he had already written about on an academic level For example the tradeoffs between the rapidly spreading nitrogen fixers and the food crops they are meant to support; the endless tinkering to find plan


  8. Robyn Puffenbarger Robyn Puffenbarger says:

    ePUB camberleyhotel.co.uk î Paradise Lot Kindle ☆ paradise kindle, Paradise Lot PDFInspiringWow what they have done with a lot in New England is just inspiring I am looking forward to reading about permaculture and applying the techniues


  9. Diana Diana says:

    ePUB camberleyhotel.co.uk î Paradise Lot Kindle ☆ paradise kindle, Paradise Lot PDFUnfortunately I had to return this to the library before writing my review I studied Permaculture 15 years ago as a landscape design student and while this book had a few interesting ideas I don't feel it added to my knowledge on the subject I was also put off by one of the author's selfish attitude regarding support of a bill to allow people to keep chickens in their town They had their chickens illegally so they didn't want to rock the boat so others could have chickens really?Also some of the information was site specific if you live i


  10. Jeffrey Jeffrey says:

    ePUB camberleyhotel.co.uk î Paradise Lot Kindle ☆ paradise kindle, Paradise Lot PDFThis is a wonderful book for anyone wanting to do urban food forest gardening They give lots of detail about which combinations and guilds worked or failed and why The authors also include the story of how the development proceeded and fit in to the dif


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