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Elohee Retreat Center: Ecological Design Collaboration

A destination healing retreat center, sited on over 200 gorgeous acres in the southern Blue Ridge mountains, will host 100 participants for a car-free stay.  As an ecological design collaboration, the retreat center facility was designed to include: miles of hiking trails, a comprehensive rainwater-harvesting and passive irrigation system, a spa with an essential oil garden for on-site…
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Winter Pruning for Spring Abundance

Fruit tree pruning is both a science and an art. It brings out the best in your fruit tree; providing you with a higher yield in fruits, providing the plant with health, strength and vigor, and providing an artful balance to your edible landscape. Winter time is the traditional time to prune fruit trees due…
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Ecological Agriculture Plan for Peoplestown

One of our most exciting design projects in 2014 was a project in collaboration with Atlanta Food and Farm to enhance and expand food production in the Four Corners Park, located in Peoplestown, just south of Turner Field. The park is situated along the planned Atlanta Beltline Project and is included in the Peoplestown Park Master…
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Plant Profile: American persimmon

Native tree with fall fruits - perfect for the edible forest garden Scattered throughout the North American woodlands are the sweet hidden treasures of native fruit trees waiting to be discovered. Among these trees is the American persimmon. Their range stretches from Connecticut to Florida and westward to Kansas, though the greatest abundance of trees…
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