The city will be installing sidewalks on my dad's street, so I am having to remove the entire front pollinator garden. I'm taking the plants and improved topsoil to my friend's big old yard.
Very sad about having to dismantle this garden, but it will be safer for people to not have to walk in the street.
Sadly, my dad's yard is proving to be a difficult, perhaps impossible place for me to grow much food. This morning I came out to find the lovely healthy Fig tree, which even had figs on it, had been mutilated by a buck deer rubbing his antlers on it. He has also severely damaged some Moringa trees in the yard.
Rebecca Blake wrote:I learn so much from your projects! Thank you for sharing. I'll be keeping track of them for when we start to plant :)
Do you have a post like this that you did for your own property?
Thank you! I haven't been working on my food forest at home for a couple years because of having to be in town taking care of my dad who has Alzheimer's. He's 90 but his general health is so good he's likely to live to 95 or beyond, so I will be here in San Antonio for several more years. Here's my most recent thread about projects at home: https://permies.com/t/132515/permaculture-projects/Ludi-Projects
My current enthusiasm is for the food forest at my friend's house. Her huge yard is perfect for this kind of permaculture makeover.