September 4, 2019
Definition: A guild is a grouping of plants, trees, animals, and insects that work together to help ensure their collective health and productivity. All of the components of a guild serve one or more functions that contribute to a healthy, natural environment. One component on its own may be weak, but the combination of all of them together adds to the overall strength and longevity of the web.
The 7 main components of a Forest Garden Guild:
Learn more about building guilds in Module 15: Optimizing the Understory of the Technical Manual.