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Forest garden Bogata Suma
Forest garden Bogata Suma
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Commenced:
01/04/2014
Submitted:
10/03/2014
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Zivkovic Kosa 11, Vojnic, KA, HR
Phone:
+385989788412
Website:
www.bogatasuma.eu
Climate zone:
Warm Temperate





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Work in progress in the forest garden!

Project: Forest garden Bogata Suma

Posted by Barbara Scheltus - van den Berg over 7 years ago

The first part of the forest garden is getting somewhere! It is "clean" now, and we're finalizing the design.

Good news about the forest garden! Peter sawed out the last sun-blocking non-fruit, non-nut trees, so now there are only multi-useful trees left. Mark is gathering the wood for our stove and mulching the small branches for the paths. And our newest volunteer Kenza, who studies landscape design, is helping us to finalize the design and specs for our forest garden.

We measured the area and Kenza made a good map of it, with all the (cherry & sweet chestnut) trees that stay there, the shady & sunny parts et cetera.And now that it is raining, we take the opportunity to make a list of trees, shrubs, herbs and perennial vegetables that we want in our forest garden. Kenza looks them up in the books and makes a spreadsheet with the plants and their specifications so we know when to plant them, what kind of soil it needs, how sun/shade tolerant the plant is, when to prune it and so on.

In the coming days we'll finalize the design and then we start "installing" the forest garden! I'm so looking forward to it.

O yes, by the way: the forest garden area is 30 meters wide and 180 meters long and now we're only working on the first 30x30 meters. So we're looking forward to hosting many more "Kenza's"!

 

 

Chainsaw Debarking Saturday night fever Kenza drawing

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Richard Dugi
Richard Dugi : Gday Barbara,

Sounds fantastic! If its ok with you I would like to come and volunter. I was a student of Geoff Lawton and he has some very good free videos on his site geofflawton.com especially using chickens to prepare the area for your forest graden. I only ckeck in here every so often, but you can also find me on face book. Richard Dugi & yes its my real name ;)
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