Apr 26, 2013
Two of our edible gardens in Decatur are featured in this year’s tour! Both gardens host stone YardFarm style raised beds, fruiting plants, herbs and some medicinals. One fouces on wildlife planting for the homeowners’ interest in bird watching. Another hosts a diversity of native flowering perennials for beauty and pollinators. Photos below. For more information or tickets see Garden...
Apr 24, 2013
Recently implemented, the learning garden at the progressive Drew Charter School in the East Lake neighborhood of Atlanta will provide opportunities for students to learn about sustainability, biodiversity, ecosystem function in every sesason. The garden is located in the central courtyard of the school. Features of the learning garden include: (PHOTOS BELOW of meadow installation)
- a rain harvest...
Apr 24, 2013
I am seriously impassioned by meadows; they are currently my most favorite landscape solution. Meadows are gorgeous (think variety of textures and colors) and low-maintenance. Drought tolerant and only mowed once a year, meadows are The Lawn Alternative of the present and future. If open space is desired, some meadows can be cut short to mimic lawns, but left to flower and seed, meadows are at...
Apr 4, 2013
I practice Geomancy to understand the larger context of our evolutionary purposes here on planet Earth. Our relationship with the landscape is meant to be multi-dimensional, and fundamental to our mission here at Sustenance is to encourage a deeper relationship with one’s environment. Whether its tending to food, observing wildlife or lying on your back in the sun, engaging with the landscape...
Jan 29, 2013
Interview on Growing Medicinal Herbs in the Piedmont Region
with Sustenance Design Founder Lindsey Mann
questions by Laura Martin-Eagle, candidate for Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, California College of Ayurveda
1. What are the materials needed to start a small operation herb garden, both indoor and outdoor? Because Im partial to growing outside, as it fosters ecological depth (making organic growing more...