The Transformation of Our Urban Home
The Transformation of Our Urban Home
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Commenced:
01/09/2008
Submitted:
26/02/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
227 Fonda Way SE, Calgary, Alberta, CA
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www.vergepermaculture.ca
Climate zone:
Cold Temperate





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Photos of Verge HQ in 2011

Project: The Transformation of Our Urban Home

Posted by Rob Avis about 8 years ago

Since Fall of 2008 we have been developing our urban homestead in the cold temperate climate of Calgary, AB, Canada. From the tricky chinook winds, to massive hail storms, to -30 or colder, there is a lot to take into consideration here.

2011 has been an exciting year of observing and interacting with the ecosystem that surrounds our urban home. There have been many successes, and many great learnings! Below is a link to some photos which are just a peek at some of the things we have been up to at Verge HQ. 

This has been our first full season with the passive solar greenhouse up and running, and our 3rd year having our forest garden and veggie gardens. As you can see we are really starting to fill out every edge of the property with diverse food production. Take a peek at some of the yields on our website: 

http://www.vergepermaculture.ca/blog/2011/08/18/verge-permacultures-urban-gardens-2011

More to come soon! 

 

 

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Mari Korhonen
Mari Korhonen : Thanks for sharing the photos, looks gorgeous! Would be happy to read updates about general cold climate patterns to apply as compared to the more common warm temperate or warmer strategies that are abundantly written about.
Posted about 8 years ago

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