The Garden Share Working Group’s next meeting is Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Toni Wiedenbacher’s Home and Garden form 6-8PM. It will be a POTLUCK.
Jill Emerson has been using her expertise working with Toni to convert her garden space into something really special. Below is the subject of the meeting from Jill.
“Only modern man would be so foolish as to make something that had only a single purpose – every element nature creates around us is rich with stacked functions. Perhaps this is one of many facets of our degraded relationship with Mother Earth, as single-function tools or spaces are inherently less sustainable. One of the single-minded approaches that we might hold toward our vegetable gardens is the idea of productivity being the sole virtue.
At the May Garden Share Meeting Toni and I will explore the spiritual resonance our gardens and outdoor spaces have for us, and how to honor and enhance this gift. With our commitment to mimicking nature’s stacked functions, we propose to explore this through: creating park-like open spaces that minimize lawn mowing; adding garden benches to encourage contemplation; creating beds that soak up and store water (mulched hugel kulture); the inclusion of edible native plantings outside of the fenced garden; plus the use of Feng Shui and dowsing in the landscape.”
Toni’s address is 297 Meads Mountain Road. From the village green you turn on to Rock City Road and go past the cemetery. Keep going until you cross Glasco Turnpike. The road now is now called Meads Mountain Road. Continue up the hill almost to the top where the K.T.D. Buddhist Monastery. Two blue flowered mailboxes on the left mark my driveway, which is shared with the Hausmans. As you turn into the driveway take a quick right to my house. My telephone number is 845-679-7281