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Growing a Perennial Edible Food Forest on Small Urban Landscapes

This is a virtual class presented on Zoom by Dianne Kadonaga of Sunny Glen Garden.

Learn about permaculture methods that mimic nature by increasing biodiversity which provides healthy and resilient ecosystems that support people and the planet. A practical application of these principles in a suburban backyard will help provide a variety of fruits, perennial vegetables, herbs and firewood.

Students will learn how to grow an organic food forest in a 20-foot radius or small backyard that comes back on its own without yearly planting. They’ll also learn methods to reduce the need to weed or water while regenerating soil with supplies they likely already have on hand.

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Instructor: Dianne Kadonaga Sunny Glen Garden is an educational demonstration garden for the community to learn how to turn urban lawns into beautiful organic permaculture food gardens and wildlife habitats that support people and the planet with minimal input or resources. Dianne has been featured on 10TV for Xero Waste Families and Sustainable Living and in the Columbus Dispatch for Reuse & Recycling: New Lifestyle Habits Can Cut Out Some Waste, and won the City of Columbus GreenSpotLight Award in the small business category from Mayor Ginther for demonstrating exemplary eco-friendly and sustainable business practices.