From: Howard Jacobson <>
Subject: The Power of Diversity - in gardens and in life

One of the factors that weakens any system - a garden, a community, a nation - is lack of diversity.

Monocultures provide economies of scale, but also opportunities for scaled disaster. A messy, diverse ecosystem is far healthier and more resilient.

Today I talk about how we support diversity in our garden, and why the messiness and inefficiency is more than compensated for in terms of yield and risk management.

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