Permaculture Gardens Reap Years of Benefits, But There are Drawbacks
Terry Johnson from Suite101 writes…
“Food forest gardens area a wonderful idea–who wouldn’t want an entire ecosystem in their backyard dedicated to food? Here are some of the pros and cons.
Imagine the sensory delight of walking through a forest in which nearly every tree, bush, and plant provides food, a forest that fertilizes and takes care of pests itself so there is minimal upkeep, and that is designed to perpetuate itself for years to come? Is this nirvana? No, it’s a food forest…”