Transformation of an urban vacant plot

Well, I have completed the Permaculture Design Certificate Course and am on to my research and project work. While I scout for the ‘perfect’ plot, I have taken up working on the vacant plot next to my residence which has the potential to become a good community garden. Below is a photo of showing the dismal state of the plot with building rubble, plastic waste, stones and two neem trees!

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However, by now my Permaculture garden designer mind is trained to value stones, waste and existing vegetation as much as an efficient patch quilt maker loves left over patches! So I downloaded a small load of locally available cocopeat, about equal quantity of vermicompost. Clearing out the plastic rubbish and moving the stones around to form an edge I planned beds planned along the right wall. Hear after much thought and paper drafting, I laid down the sheet mulch to kick start production.  Here are some photos of the work in progress.

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