Win a copy of Bioshelter Market Garden this week in the Market Garden forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • James Freyr
  • Nicole Alderman
  • Anne Miller
  • r ranson
  • Mike Jay Haasl
  • Dave Burton
  • Pearl Sutton
stewards:
  • paul wheaton
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • Joseph Lofthouse
garden masters:
  • Steve Thorn
gardeners:
  • Dan Boone
  • Carla Burke
  • Kate Downham

Polyculture mini jungle_2019

 
pollinator
Posts: 211
Location: Hardiness Zone 5
74
hugelkultur purity forest garden chicken wofati woodworking
  • Likes 5
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Wanted to share some pics of plants growing together as a happy family.
Most plants seeded on BioDynamic days, compost extract applied a few times.
2019-07-21
Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-07-21sm.png
[Thumbnail for Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-07-21sm.png]
Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-07-21sm2.png
[Thumbnail for Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-07-21sm2.png]
 
Posts: 556
Location: Australia, New South Wales. Köppen: Cfa (Humid Subtropical), USDA: 10/11
153
transportation hugelkultur cat forest garden fish trees urban chicken cooking woodworking homestead
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

Nice healthy plants with a good assortment of types - a mini food forest!

I've often seen the straw bale technique used but never had the opportunity to use it - we've been in severe drought for years and all available straw/hay is being diverted to outback graziers to feed their stock, making the price of it too damn expensive to use in the garden or chook run. We do have access to sugar cane bales though, maybe try them instead.

 
Jason Vath
pollinator
Posts: 211
Location: Hardiness Zone 5
74
hugelkultur purity forest garden chicken wofati woodworking
  • Likes 2
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Updates: 2019-Aug-5th

Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-08-05-(16).png
[Thumbnail for Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-08-05-(16).png]
Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-08-05-(7).png
[Thumbnail for Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-08-05-(7).png]
Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-08-05-(10).png
[Thumbnail for Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-08-05-(10).png]
Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-08-05-(8).png
[Thumbnail for Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-08-05-(8).png]
Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-08-05.png
[Thumbnail for Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-08-05.png]
Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-08-05-(4).png
[Thumbnail for Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-08-05-(4).png]
Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-08-05-(6).png
[Thumbnail for Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-08-05-(6).png]
Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-08-05-(11).png
[Thumbnail for Polyculture-Strawbale-garden-2019-08-05-(11).png]
 
no wonder he is so sad, he hasn't seen this tiny ad:
A rocket mass heater heats your home with one tenth the wood of a conventional wood stove
http://woodheat.net
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!