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4.26.2012

Edible Landscapes

Last Saturday in observance of Earth Day, the City’s Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Affairs Department in partnership with Edible Landscapes, the Frenchtown Neighborhood Association, Frenchtown CDC, Carolina Oaks Homeowners Association, The Greater Frenchtown Area Governor’s Revitalization Council, and volunteers from the community held  hold a community permaculture tree planting event.at the Carter Howell Strong Park located at the corner of Copeland Street and West Georgia Street.

Over 75 fruit and nut bearing trees were planted including kumquats, figs, blueberry bushes, pecans, black walnuts, plums, persimmons, mulberries, pomegranates and loquats.


Rebeca Siplak and Paul Beich from Edible Landscapes were co-designers on the project.
If you want to learn more about edible landscapes or would like to plant this way in your yard,check out their website ediblelandscapesFL.org and their Facebook page   facebook.com/ediblelandscapes.

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