Catégorie : Urban Forest / Forêt urbaine

Guerrilla Grafters: Splicing Fruit-Bearing Branches Onto City Trees

Guerrilla Grafters: Splicing Fruit-Bearing Branches Onto City Trees

In San Francisco, a new form of covert agriculture is taking root: making fruit trees out of trees that normally don’t bear fruit, and turning an entire city into an orchard.

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Fruit City project

Fruit City project

Fruit City is a growing map and network of all the fruit trees in public spaces in London.

The role of arboriculture in a healthy social ecology

The role of arboriculture in a healthy social ecology

In urban communities, arboriculture clearly contributes to the health of the biological ecosystem; does it contribute to the health of the social ecosystem as well?
Evidence from studies in inner-city Chicago suggests so. In a 3 series of studi…

Urban forestry in a multicultural society

Urban forestry in a multicultural society

The increasingly multicultural character of modern urban society creates challenges and opportunities for the urban forester. For the urban forestry strategy to respond effectively to contemporary social issues, it must include policies and pro…

Lessons Learned in the Inner City

Lessons Learned in the Inner City

On August 7, 2004, the USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry hosted a forum for State and local organizations to capture lessons learned over 10 years of Federal investment in inner-city communities. This publication…

Edible Forest Gardens – an Invitation to Adventure

Edible Forest Gardens – an Invitation to Adventure

Picture yourself in a forest where almost everything around you is food. Mature and maturing fruit and nut trees form an open canopy, and if you look carefully you can see fruits swelling on many branches — pears, apples, persimmons, pecans, …

Plant an Edible Forest Garden

Plant an Edible Forest Garden

Are you feeling adventurous? Do you want to delve deeper into gardening? Even better, are you thinking of planting an orchard? If so, consider starting a forest garden. With a little planning, you can grow a productive forest garden, full of pl…

[Livre] Edible Forest Gardens

[Livre] Edible Forest Gardens

This comprehensive two-volume book constitutes an in-depth course in ecological garden design. Written in a passionate, clear, and engaging style, it integrates the vision and ecology of forest gardening with practical design, establishment, an…