Daniel Halsey 

An Agro-Ecosystem, Permaculture, &  Ecological Restoration Designer

Building natural capital and biodiversity,

while raising the carrying capacity of the planet,

Frequently Asked Questions of Integrated Forest Gardening

We try to anticipate questions you might have about IFG and provide the answers here. If you need additional information send email to halse021@umn.edu.


What is the answer key to the pond plant exercise?   Page 56 in IFG.

Answer Sheet with plant extended list. 



Other great resources:



Design projects have expanded and taken the lead in our focus. SouthWoods participates in practicum training where invited and has foregone courses on-site. Video Presentations:  Ecological Design Strategy, Following Natures Patterns, Exceptions to our Understanding, Competitive Exclusion, Companion and Nurse Plants, managing disturbance, groundcovers, Micr-climates and Mushrooms, Banker Plants, Tasty Ground Covers, Plant Systems, Micro-Climate Peaches.