Designing Permaculture Plant Guilds

Four methods for designing permaculture plant guilds: by structure, function, analogy, and evolutionary relationship by Toby Hemenway on 28 June 2012



9 Layers of the Edible Forest Garden

http://tcpermaculture.com/site/2013/05/27/nine-layers-of-the-edible-forest-garden/
  1. Canopy/Tall Tree Layer
  2. Sub-Canopy/Large Shrub Layer
  3. Shrub Layer
  4. Herbaceous Layer
  5. Groundcover/Creeper Layer
  6. Underground Layer
  7. Vertical/Climber Layer
  8. Aquatic/Wetland Layer
  9. Mycelial/Fungal Layer



7 Functions of Food Forestry ("the 7 Fs")

  1. Food
  2. Fuel
  3. Fiber
  4. Fodder
  5. Fertiliser
  6. Farmerceutics (Pharmaceutics)
  7. Fun


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