Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better – Albert Einstein

Rooftop gardening

In the city of Montreal nearly all of the building’s rooftops are flat, including most residential ones. Many years ago we discovered the wonders of being able to push the climate zone simply by physically climbing up the ladder. Up there, springs resemble summers and summers resemble those of the

Urban permaculture

Small scale permaculture combined with a rooftop garden Very limited space and resources should not discourage city dwellers from actively participating  in some of their own food production. There are many techniques and concepts to optimize sun catchment beyond what a balcony allows to do. In confined urban and post

Food forest

The food forest is the heart and soul of the permaculture. According to project food forest, a food forest (also called a forest garden) is “a diverse planting of edible plants that attempts to mimic the ecosystems and patterns found in nature. Food forests are three dimensional designs, with life


The Monticello Gardens Permaculture Project: Permaculture is a design system based on principles found in nature. At Monticello Gardens a wide variety of trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals are grown at the same time and place forming a polyculture in imitation of the diversity of natural ecosystems. Today most commercial


2019 aura été une année propice à l’expérimentation de la culture en buttes. Un total de 8 buttes ont été complétées et servent maintenant d’habitat pour 3 pacaniers et 5 châtainiers chinois. La technique utilisée ici a été un hybride entre la butte-sandwich et le Hugelkultur de Sepp Holzer. Nous