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Big old San Antonio yard - another urban permaculture project

 
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I've started another project, this time a large one, at my friend Ann's huge yard in a neat old part of San Antonio, Texas.  We're first starting with planting xeriscape plants in two large beds along the street in front, then we will move on to a vegetable garden in the back yard, and continue later in the front yard with a patio area adjacent to the front door and a food forest in the largest part of the enormous front yard.

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Here's a "before" shot of the front beds along the street:
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Thanks to my friend's yard guy who did most of the digging, we were able to get the structural plants in the ground today.  These form the core of the design, and we'll fill in around them with other things.  Next to plant, some small trees.
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xeriscape in progress
 
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A little more progress on this project:  Mulched small vegetable garden bed and installed a worm tower.
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mulched veg garden
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worm tower
 
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