Committed to supporting community actions to build local sustainable private and community gardens using Permaculture principles tailored for the Spokane Area. It is open to all members to share information on Events, Plant Profiles, Articles and links to other websites. In addition we hope to provide forums and events for professional Farmers, not-for profit and government organizations interested in learning about and integrating sustainable Permaculture design principles in our area. Permaculture is not just about sustainable gardening... it is about sustainable living.
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Take a look at this tree. It's uses include nitrogen fixation, wild and domestic animal fodder, rot resistant timber good for fence posts and furniture. The spring flowers attract all pollinators. Coppicing increases amount of wood available for use.
Categories: Permaculture Guide, Urban and Suburban Gardens, Food Forests, Small Family Farm Projects, Family Urban/Suburban Gardens, Food Forests, Large Farm/Ranch Projects, Trees, Companion Plants, Bees, Chickens, Goats, Cattle, Sheep
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Comfrey (also comphrey) is an important herb in Permaculture Gardening. It is used as a fertilizer, mineral accumulator, guild plant for fruit trees and as an herbal medicine.
The main species used now is Symphytum × uplandicum or Russian comfrey, a hybrid between Symphytum officinale (common comfrey) and Symphytum asperum (rough comfrey).
Categories: Plant and Tree Profiles, Herbs, Companion Plants, Medicinal
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