Nurse Plants in Your Landscape? | Inn Dahlonega

At Cedar House Inn we utilize permaculture and sustainable principles throughout the property. One example is that we forego using synthetic fertilizers on the fruit and berry bushes planted on our swales (see related swale post). Instead we use nurse plants.A nurse plant is a companion plant that can provide food for humans and animals while also providing benefits to surrounding plants. Examples on our property include nitrogen-fixing plants and dynamic accumulators…

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