OPEN GARDEN DAY: URBAN PERMACULTURE DESIGN SITE
SUNDAY AUGUST 28, 2011 10am to 3pm
110 DELAWARE AVENUE ITHACA NEW YORK (Next to College Town) @ Irving Place
Permaculture is a design science by which we pattern our surroundings
to harmonize with nature rather than to subdue nature. The end result
is a farm or garden that is a low-input, self-organizing, mature
110 Delaware: This working urban homestead and edible landscape
marries style and function, and an aesthetically pleasing arrangement
of shapes, patterns and colors.
Stop by, Rain or Shine, No Charge 10am to 3pm
• Complete rain water catchment system for irrigation
• Integrated pond system and fish farm
• 4 season greenhouse with an enclosed Aquaponic System
• Terraced gardens with stone and rock garden microclimates
• Solar PV panels and hot water vacuum tubes
• Companion plantings, guilds and niches
• Timberframe Pergola with mounted solar panels
• Alternative clover "lawn"
Karryn Olson-Ramanujan is a co-founder and lead teacher for the Finger
Lakes Permaculture Institute (http://FingerLakesPermaculture.org)
She'll be here from 12-2 pm to give a brief explanation of
permaculture and answer your questions. Karryn emphasizes that
permaculture is not "a new way to garden," but aims to teach people
the skills to design a regenerative future for all.