27 Mar 2014

Permablitz 004 At Sue's Place - Starting a Food Forest and Aquatic Garden

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On March 23rd, 2014 we met at Sue's and held our fourth permablitz.  We installed a small food forest consisiting over fourty trees and shrubs and had an aquadic gardening workshop. The event was an absolute blast!

About twenty people came out and worked, learned and broke bread together. Here are some pictures from the event:

The classic wheelbarrows with mulch pile and sunrise in the back drop shot... with Kiki the cat for added effect.

The food forest laid out waiting to be planted in.

Getting started...

Checking the hole size for a Jaboticaba (Myrciaria cauliflora).

Aquatic gardening workshop hosted by Chris. Good times!

Water celery (Vallisneria) growing on a homemade floater.

A huge Taro (Colocasia esculenta) leaf.

Laying down the cardboard layer to suppress the "weeds".

Now laying down the mulch.

A little permie watering a Katuk (Sauropus androgynus).

Thank you so much to all the volunteers who made it out!  You're all truly amazing people.  And thank you to Sue for being such a gracious hosts. Here is a time lapse video of the event. Thanks again to everyone that helped!