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Orchard to food forrest transition

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Posted by andy macey over 9 years ago

Some photo's of the slow work of transitioning a traditional orchard to a food forrest

Some of the progress made over the last 6-8 months in transforming an orchard into a food forrest

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Wen Rolland
Wen Rolland : Great pictures, thanks!
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Leanne Veitch
Leanne Veitch : Thanks for the piccies. Do you have a website or blog that shares more fully the problems, pitfalls and successes you're having? I'm interested, because I'm currently extending and converting a conventional family orchard (about 40 trees) to organic, adding heritage varieties and grazing (sheep - yes, we're fencing the trees while they're young), and adding bulbs to drip line beneath, but have not yet added food crops under. Have found the bulbs to be quite lucrative (as well as beautiful), but am interested in how the food crops go in practice, as opposed to theory.
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andy macey
andy macey : Leanne, I do have a blog but I am really bad at posting on it! I will try to update the blog or alternatively I'll keep updating here and will include details of successes and failures!
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Chowgene Koay
Chowgene Koay : This is fantastic. The journey looks rewarding already. Can't wait to visit, to see, experience and taste it!
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