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LNB Groves 🌳 Food Forest

Southern CA 🌳 Food Forest

🌳 Food Forest

🌳 Food Forest

🌳 Food Forest

The Clearing


The ground here is undergoing severe erosion since being cleared in the Fall of 2021.

🌱 Chef’s Garden

Nearby is Chef Michelle’s garden.

About

Chef Michelle harvests flowers, leaves, herbs, beans and fruits from her garden.

🌱 Plants

Flower photos taken by Paul David Clark

Flowers, Leaves & HerbsFruits
  • Sunflower
  • Peony
  • Marigold
  • Nasturtium
  • Poppy
  • Cornflower
  • Dahlia
  • Calendula
  • Kale
  • Collard
  • Basil
  • Mint
  • Oregano
  • Tomato
  • Cucumber
  • Strawberry
  • Eggplant
  • Bell Pepper
  • Summer Squash
  • Winter Squash
  • Corn
  • Bean
  • Fig
  • Avocado


✨ Features

  • Arched Trellises
  • Paths
  • Solar Lights
  • Deer-Proof Fence


Growing Methods

  • Wicking Beds
  • Fabric Container Planters
  • Organic Potting Soil
  • Steer Manure
  • Hose Watering

🧪 Experiments

  • Diverse Plant Arrangements

🥗 Compost Pile

Deposit

  • Plant-based kitchen scraps
  • Eggs
  • Animal manure

Add to tumbler and turn it.

Receive

Send an email to [email protected] to get on the waitlist for receiving a batch of Chef’s finished compost.

Soil Remediation Research

Share how you deploy compost from this pile by copying the link to this 🌱 Garden and paste it in the Source(s) section of a 💚 Compost or a 🖤 Biochar Compost note.

Seeking

Hoophouse


👋 Contact for Visitation

Chef Michelle can host garden tours on mornings of Monday through Wednesday.

Arrange a tour by sending an email to [email protected]

1. Compost

Volunteer Opportunity: deposit compost here!


This compost accepts:

🍂 Browns : Dry leaves, tree debris, torn cardboard

🥗 Greens : Fresh plant clippings, foodwaste, manure, eggshells

🌈 Rainbow : Carcasses, nail clippings, hair, menses, grains, oil, charcoal

Deposit Instructions:

  1. Add your compost
  2. Scoop a container-worth of 🍂🍃 leaves
  3. Pour ½ container 🍂🍃 on compost and stir your contributions with provided stick
  4. Pour the other half of the container of leaves on top

Pro tip: cut down on odors and expedite composting by lining the bottom of your container with charcoal & ash from the fire pit

Deploying

🌸 Scarborough Garden

Nearby is my garden.

About

Land Area/Dimensions:

🟤 Soil Conditions

🌱 Plants

🦋 Animals

✨ Features

Growing Methods

🧪 Experiments

🥗 Compost Pile

Deposit

Receive

Research

Share how you deploy compost from this pile by copying the link to this 🌸 Garden and paste it in the Source(s) section of a 💚 Compost or a 🖤 Biochar Compost note.

Ways to Support this Garden

🔎 Seeking

Plants Materials
Container Plants:
Seeded Fruit:
Seeds:

🔖 Spare

Plants Materials
Container Plants:
Seeded Fruit:
Seeds:

What this Land Was Like Before

Contact for Visitation

Leave a comment below.

🌸 Garden

Nearby is my garden.

About

Land Area/Dimensions: 15×110′

🟤 Soil Conditions

Red clay with some loaminess

🌱 Plants

  • Established: fig, lavender, blueberry, raspberry
  • Annuals: corn, tomatoes, basil, peppers, sage, thyme, cosmos, marigolds

🦋 Animals

  • Chickens, songbirds, deer

✨ Features

Growing Methods

  • Tilled, wood mulched paths
  • Soaker hose/hand-watered

🧪 Experiments

🥗 Compost Pile

Deposit

Grass clippings, coffee grounds, kitchen scraps, house manure with sawdust/hay

Receive

Research

Share how you deploy compost from this pile by copying the link to this 🌸 Garden and paste it in the Source(s) section of a 💚 Compost or a 🖤 Biochar Compost note.

Ways to Support this Garden

🔎 Seeking

Plants Materials
Container Plants:
Seeded Fruit:
Seeds:

🔖 Spare

Plants Materials
Container Plants:
Seeded Fruit:
Seeds:

What this Land Was Like Before

Grass

Contact for Visitation

Leave a comment below.