Best friends Nam Nguyen and Natalie DeNicholas graciously welcomed visitors to their "food forest" garden Greyhawk Grove by picking pea pods and handing them out, sharing eggs from their Easter-egger chickens, and answering questions about plants.
Photo by Aleta George
This spring, Sustainable Solano hosted open gardens that they helped plan and plant, offering visitors a chance to find out just what a food forest is: a garden layered like a natural forest that includes fruit-bearing trees and edible plants.
Read more in Kneedeep Times about this garden and another on the tour that was planted with flood mitigation in mind.
|El Bosquecito, or Little Forest, garden. Photo by Aleta George|