Help Dilmun Hill Design a Permaculture Garden

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


HELP DILMUN HILL DESIGN A PERMACULTURE GARDEN

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.

AGENDA:
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 cornell.edu with any questions or check out 
http://cuaes.cornell.edu/cals/cuaes/ag-operations/dilmun-hill/ to find 
out more about the farm.


-- 
Steve Gabriel
Extension Aide
Department of Horticulture

Cornell Garden Based Learning
www.gardening.cornell.edu

Northeast Mushroom Growers Network
http://mushrooms.cals.cornell.edu

sfg53 at cornell.edu


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607.527.0607
steve at fingerlakespermaculture.org


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