Maps and Plant Lists

Draft sketch, January 2020:

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Sketch by Barry Stahl

Architectural drawing, May 2020:31st Street Food Forest Plan 2020.03.11_Page_1

31st Street Food Forest Plan 2020.03.11_Page_2Park Sketch, June 2020:

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Sketch by Kathy Shollenberger

Here is what’s planted in the six berms:

BED 1

TREES AND SHRUBS:  Serviceberry, Highbush Blueberry, Nanking Red Cherry, Hazelnut, Dwarf Weeping Mulberry 

HERBACEOUS PLANTS:  Pussytoes, Oregano, Pineapple Mint, Sage, Early Goldenrod, Aromatic Aster, Parsley, Chives

BED 2

TREES AND SHRUBS:  Beach Plum, Red Chokeberry,  Potomac Pear, Nannyberry, Celeste Fig

HERBACEOUS PLANTS: Lemon Balm, Rosemary, Virginia Strawberry, Bee Balm, Golden Alexander, Woodland Sunflower, Downy Goldenrod, Perennial Kale  

BED 3

TREES AND SHRUBS:  Pink Lady Apple, Highbush Blueberry, Nanking White Cherry, American Linden, Winterberry, Macoun Apple 

HERBACEOUS PLANTS: Wood Sorrel, Lespedeza, Foxglove Beardtongue, False Sunflower, Clustered Mountainmint, Hollow Joe-pye-weed, Pasture Thistle, Common milkweed, Bird House Gourds 

BED 4

TREES AND SHRUBS:  Winterberry, Highbush Blueberry, Nikita’s Gift Persimmon, Carolina Rose, Potomac Pear, Elderberry 

HERBACEOUS PLANTS:  English Thyme, Showy Goldenrod, Scarlet Bee Balm, Comfrey, Blue Mistflower, False Indigobush, Great Blue Lobelia, Peppermint

BED 5

TREES AND SHRUBS:  Beach Plum, Arapaho Thornless Blackberry, American Persimmon, Caroline Everbearing Raspberry, Pignut Hickory

HERBACEOUS PLANTS: Hairy Wild Rye, White Heath Aster, Yellow False Indigo, Evening Primrose, Wreath Goldenrod, Heirloom Sunflower, Calendula, Shrubby St. Johnswort

BED 6

TREES AND SHRUBS:  Winterberry, Black Chokeberry, Arkansas Black Spur Apple, Highbush Blueberry, Favorite Lyubimy Pomegranate, Cortland Apple 

HERBACEOUS PLANTS: Purple Coneflower, Blue Aster, Zigzag Goldenrod, Flat Top Goldenrod, Belleville Sorrel, Red-veined Sorrel, Tracy Rhubarb, Jerusalem Artichoke, Sunflower

You will find these trees in other areas of the park:

American Hornbeam, Black Cherry, River Birch, American Chestnuts, PawPaw, Spicebush, Elderberry, Swamp Magnolia, White Oak, Red Maple, Honey Locust

Do you wonder where the plants came from?

They came from Chesapeake Natives; Edible Landscaping; the Tree-mendous Program, Forestry Division of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources; and a local basement (see below).

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Spring, 2020 (Photo by Barry Stahl)