jude arsenault

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Hey! It's going ok.I am planting perennials and annuals.Just went to the Green Barn today.Here is my e-mail:funklemonde@hotmail.com.

jude
4 years ago

Brenda Groth wrote:i would put the raspberries away a bit as a hedge where you can mow between them as they'll take over your tree..mine are along a fenceline near my apples, but I can mow between them...as for the blueberries..they require totally different soil types..blueberries need very acidic soil..so I would separate them by at least 10 or 15 feet from anything that requires mnore alkaline soil..so if you put alkaline dressings on your trees it won't kill your blueberries..my south fenceline of my enclosed garden area has the blueberries and strawberries and a cranberry bush..so they can get the proper treatment..all together..there is yarrow and comfrey that grow quite well in this area and some horseradish at the end of the row..and a baby chestnut tree in two areas along the raspberry row and at the corner between the two.



Thanks a lot Brenda!
6 years ago
newly started veganic permaculture forest garden 45 minutes south of Montreal Quebec open to serious and enthusiastic woofers.Experience a huge plus since I have none other than what I have read and the course given by the Living Centre here two weeks ago.Let me know if you are interested
6 years ago
can anyone give me advice on positioning two blueberriy bushes and two raspberry bushes near some apple and pear trees? i know they are the third layer and the fruit trees are the first and second layers but not sure how close they should be etc? thanks
6 years ago
also,there is an intoduction to mainstream permaculture (probably with animal exploitation) in Montreal this Saturday. https://www.facebook.com/events/475005015903112/?ref=2
6 years ago
Hi Michael,The Living Centre has several courses coming up-http://www.thelivingcentre.com/cms/trainings/forest-gardening-sustainability-for-the-future.I myself am trying to get things going here as a beginner
6 years ago
Veganic permaculture-forest gardening weekend workshop in Quebec May 10-12,2013 with Shantree and Lorenna Kacera of the Living Centre,London,Ontario.http://www.thelivingcentre.com/cms/forest-gardening-quebec https://www.facebook.com/events/196220987182040/?fref=ts
6 years ago
Shantree and Lorenna Kacera from the Living Centre,London,Ontario-http://www.thelivingcentre.com/cms/forest-gardening-quebec are willing to come to my farm 45 minutes south of Montreal to teach for a weekend but we must have enough signed up participants by this Friday! The cost of the weekend is $350 which includes a 175 page e-manuel,vegan meals prepared by a professional vegan chef and camping in the huge gorgeous yard or in the house.This is a fantastic opportunity to learn how to grow a forest garden without animal exploitation in a beautiful environment beside a river.Please contact the Living Centre ASAP to register or contact me about accomodation.Thanks!
6 years ago

Chris Kott wrote:Hey Jude. I'm in Toronto, myself, but I'm looking for property now, probably in the area of Kawartha Lakes. If you are leaving your shade trees, you will need to work with shade in mind. I would suggest you look at mulberry and currant guilds, and forest guilds that like shade.

-CK

Thank you all for your responses.There are stll people interested in registering so maybe the weekend workshop might still happen!
6 years ago