Help Dilmun Hill Design a Permaculture Garden

Steve Gabriel steve at
Fri Mar 1 16:20:39 EST 2013


Wed, March 6
5-7 PM
Cornell University
Plant Science Building Room 151 (1st Floor Conference Room)

Interested in permaculture, sustainable agriculture and ecological design?

Please join the managers of Dilmun Hill Student Farm to brainstorm 
design ideas for the farm’s new permaculture garden. We’ll be discussing 
everything from permaculture design to plant selection and are open to 
any and all experimental ideas. All students, staff and community 
members welcome.

5pm - Dilmun managers present the design work done so far with Q & A.
5:20 - break out into interest groups:
- PLANTS -- review plants, additional plants, etc
- SWALES, ACCESS & INFRASTRUCTURE- water management plan/swales/beds, etc
- "BIG PICTURE" - relations to larger farm? market garden? Growing 
Mosiacs garden?

6:20 - get back together and share
6:45 - next steps/timeline. discuss "swale days" April 5 & 6

Contact Liz at ejc83 at with any questions or check out to find 
out more about the farm.

Steve Gabriel
Extension Aide
Department of Horticulture

Cornell Garden Based Learning

Northeast Mushroom Growers Network

sfg53 at

steve at

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