Re: [fukuoka_farming] concentric circles
- At 3:57 PM +0000 3/30/05, email@example.com wrote:
>The Klebers also describe, as an example, the Kahumana mandalaHi Malika,
>gardens, Waianae Oahu, Hawaii. Anyone know more about this garden?
Happy spring! I hope that chill wind off the Noordzee is moderating by now.
The gardens you are inquiring about are more likely called
"Ka'ahumanu" after the great Hawaiian queen of that name. Waianae, on
the dry (kona) side of Oahu is not particularly a garden spot and
after some web searching and asking of my garden friends on the
island from which I recently returned, there doesn't seem to be any
information about this place.
Toward windward of the Waianae Range is the Waimea Valley botanical
garden, a vast and lovely repository of tropical plants. Enjoy the
No circle gardens there, however.
Many years ago I had a circle garden. Two advantages of a circle
garden are: easy to overhead-water with any pivot irrigation system
or sprinkler; and no wasted corners, everything in the closest
"Come and enter in our circle.
We are the lovers of God.
Come amongst us.
We open the gate of love for you..."
-- Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi