Some photos of our veganic Food Forest in Hidden Valley Lake, CA - 2013
This is Year 1; planted in the spring
The main keys: deer fencing, drip irrigation system, compost, rock dust, wood chips covering the earth.
Easy - lots of love - veganic organic gardening - no animal inputs of any kind!
Trees - includes Apple, Cherry, Fig, Apricot, Peach, Pineapple Guava, Mandarin, and Lemon trees
Berries - include Strawberries, Blueberries, Raspberries
Veggies - Leek, Eggplant, Pepper, Zucchini, Delicata and Butternut Squash, Cucumber, Tomato, 3 types of Kale, Lettuce
Herbs: Rosemary, Thyme, Marjoram, Chive, Lemonbalm, Stevia, Vervain, Oregano, Savory,
Sage, Coriander, Lavender, Peppermints, Parsley, Pineapple sage, Tarragon
Plus lots of flowers, flowering shrubs, and bushes for the butterflies, bees, and birds to enjoy!
Tomatoes & cucumbers on the vine; young cherry & apricot trees in the background; berries far right
A few of the many gifts from our food forest
Views of cherry, fig, and apple trees plus pepper, eggplant, zucchini, etc.
Tomatos rioting! (There's a mandarin orange tree in there too; notice wood chips everywhere)
Deer fencing slightly visible on left - it's virtually transparent
Pineapple sage, lavender, oregano, sage, orange peppermint, & lemon thyme