May 1 Walkthrough

Here is the natural history of Factor e Farm just at the beginning of plantlife leafing out – May 1 prior to my Austria trip. We go through the wild areas, garden, orchard, and greenhouse. This is a major contrast to what the place looks like right now. I will blog about that in my next post – showing both the full greenness of the place and the permacultural developments that happened in the last month since Ben arrived.

2 Comments

  1. Rasmus

    “Bamboo starting to grow…”

    Marcin, be careful what you wish for. I have heard lots of stories of bamboo growing completely out of control. Take early action to confine the bamboo. I know it sounds funny at this stage, but you can put a collar into the ground around the bamboo area. I don’t recall exactly how deep it should be but vaguely remember something about 3 feet. This can be polyethylene sheet or anything that will block the roots from spreading. Check bamboo gardening guides for more specific information. DO consider yourself warned.

  2. […] are workng on drainage issues and further plantout in the garden and orchard. Compare this to the May 1 Walkthrough shown two posts ago, for comparison of the changes in the land as it turns fully green. This video […]

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