Water Conservation 

-Drip Irrigation-

Reduces total amount of water used to Feed Plants

-Plastic Weed Tarps-

Reduces Invasive Weeds

 

-High Rotation Planting- 

Keeps soils occupied and protects top soil caking and cracking

 

 --Erosion Control- 

Wood Chip Pathways 

 

Soil Structure

-High Organic Matter Inputs-

Leaves and Straw to Increase Carbon Organic Matter Content 

-Home Made Compost-

Our Compost is made from Leaves, Food Scraps and Coffee Grounds 

-Low Tillage-

Reduces compaction of the the soil by only rototiling to break new ground and then only using a small fork or Broad Fork to loosen the soil without destroying the soil structure  

Bio Diversity 

-Companion Planting-

 Grouping plants together that benefit from one another

Example: Basil and Tomatoes 

 -Beneficial Pollinator Habitats-

Planting a wide diversity of Flowers Perennial Flowering Shrubs and Herbs to increase pollinators and increase predator insects such as Ladybugs

-Wildlife Habitat-

Keeping the natural trees shrubs a part of the ecosystem

Example: Oak, Manzanita and Pine