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The amount of spontaneous vegetation in a given city always seems to be inversely proportional to it’s economic prosperity. In NYC Manhattan with sky high property values there is little spontaneous vegetation while Brooklyn and the Bronx are filled with it. Frank Egler 1966 – The Wild Gardener in the Wild Landscape

Bottom right the 2Solitudes Food Forest we started 5 years ago. Other images are of maintained landscapes. What has more value? Advertisements

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Agroforestry

Shamanism and Forest Gardens: reconnecting the pathways to productivity. (is there a bustle in your hedgrow?) It could be argued that forest gardens were the precursor to present day agroforestry innovations; whereby the planting of trees alongside the planting of annual crops of grains or vegetables produces,eventually, a secondary crop of wood, fruit,nuts, and biomass,… Continue reading Agroforestry