Definition: An agroforestry practice designed to optimize time and space.
The three dimensions of a Forest Garden are horizontal space, vertical space, and time. Through their training with TREES, farmers learn how to optimize every corner of their land.
Forest Garden Fact: Forest Gardens incorporate a variety of tree species and other crops, in a horizontal and vertical design that provides sustainable sources of food, firewood, fodder, and marketable products.
Did you know? Farmers think through their horizontal spacing by designing their field from above. Top View Mapping informs decisions about which trees, plants, and crops will best diversify their Forest Garden.