Plan a Backyard Forest

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How to plan your forest garden

A mini-course on how to plan a forest garden. Includes bonus Design section plus free planning checklist, plus lots of extra links and information.

  • Forest garden definition
  • Practical PDF checklist
  • Things to observe
  • How to make a map
  • BONUS design section on bringing it all together

I totally recommend that you buy a copy of Martin Crawford’s seminal book Creating a Forest Garden. As an additional planning resource, I helped create an online sortable spreadsheet of all the plants in his book