By Angela England
As foodstuff costs proceed to upward push, a growing number of humans have came upon that they could create their very own meals offer, correct all alone estate, and at a fragment of the cost of traditional farm meals that's been shipped to their neighborhood grocery from destinations unknown. via elevating and harvesting their very own culmination, greens, chickens, bees, milk-bearing animals, and extra, individuals are transforming into in the neighborhood, sustainably, and at a fragment of the price. in spite of the fact that, negative making plans for wishes, right use of obtainable house, and an absence of preparedness for keeping or promoting the harvest can speedy result in wasted time and sweat.
Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) is written through those who have deliberate and run a profitable small-scale yard farm. The authors consultant readers throughout the necessities of making plans a small-scale farm from a 1/4 acre the entire approach as much as an acre and past. Readers will find out how to make a decision how huge (or small) their farm could be, what they need to plant or elevate in keeping with their person needs and wants (and to be had space), and the way they could hinder their efforts from being wasted. confirmed, sustainable options might be provided to readers to allow them to yield the utmost advantage of their harvest via confirmed top practices. Readers also will elevate small animals corresponding to chickens and goats for milk, eggs, and meat, and should examine the serious practices for effectively parenting bees, growing to be fruit tress, and lots more and plenty extra.
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Here, the challenge was to transform the display area of a nelore cattle-breeding farm into a place to be visited and admired. The entrance to Chácara Cedro, located in Uberaba, Minas Gerais state, welcomes visitors in style with its countless stately palm trees. However, it is the internal patio, surrounded by cattle stalls, that offers the main surprise: a garden to be discovered little by little. 景观通过植物的选用，颜色的搭配，甚至所见景色能够给大家带来惊艳的感觉。这里要面临的挑战是将一 个曾将养牛的牧场改造成一个可以让人参观期待的地方。查格拉•塞得罗坐落于米纳斯吉拉斯州的乌杯拉 巴，进入这里首先印入眼帘的是不计其数的庄严的棕榈树。然而，主要让大家惊讶的还是由牛栏围城的内 部平台：逐渐发现花园的美。 56~57 The garden in the central patio was designed to surprise visitors.
Left: Bordered by species of variable stature and volume, the circular paths yield enchanting new discoveries with each bend. 右上：花园包围了内部的小路，这些小路是由当地石头铺成的马赛克图案。 左图：周边种植着不同的物种，身材和体积都各不相同，圆形小路上的每个拐角处因此带来许多新奇的发现。 60~61 Lower left: The verticality of the solitaire palms(Ptychosperma elegans) gives the garden amplitude and imposingness. Upper right: The imperial palms (Roystonea oleracea) signalize the entrance to the property. The garden’s organic outline makes the place gentler. 左下：挺拔的优雅椰子（又名皱籽椰）为花园增添了富足感和庄严感。 右上：帝王棕榈树表明了院落的入口。花园原始的线条使这个地方看起来很柔和。 62~63 Left: The diversity of tropical flora, with its shapes, colors and textures, brings about the garden’s identity.
Marcelo spends moments of reflection there, in the relaxation area under a splendid thicket of açaí palms or in the quiet space that contains the pergola. 马塞洛 ・诺瓦斯自家的住宅花园体现了他的品位和他自己的设计风格。景观设计师的居所种养了不计其数 的、不同寻常的物种，具有很强的装饰价值，这也成为他许多其他项目中的风格特点。 他在培养个人热情的同时也培养了他的专业热情。在他娱乐的时候，马塞洛 ・ 诺瓦斯还很喜欢另一项艺 术，即在一个布置完备的美食厨房中研究厨艺。一个精密而又令人愉悦的阴凉花园包围着这个空间，并且 池塘里还有一个喷泉。在这个厨房里可以发现马塞洛・诺瓦斯的另一个嗜好，即鲤鱼和异国金鱼。 他一部分的项目创意灵感来自于他花园中的休憩空间，马塞洛在这里享受着休闲娱乐时光，有时在棕榈树 灌木丛的阴凉下，或是带有凉亭的静谧空间。 102~103 104~105 Lower left: The gourmet kitchen’s garden is in a shaded area.
Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) by Angela England