26 Sep '11, 7pm

Good lesson in how things are connected. Weeds & grass work together to restore degraded land.

Good lesson in how things are connected. Weeds & grass work together to restore degraded land.

Natural Sequence Farming wikipedia entry , the method involves building major earthworks to mimic the impact of natural water courses on the land, and maintaining a diverse ground cover of both grasses and traditional "weeds" to prevent erosion, and to maintain fertility in the top layer of the soil. Having begun developing his methods in the 1970s, Andrews was ridiculed and ignored for many years before finally achiving considerable recognition for his work including a major television documentary.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/09/using-weeds-water...

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sheilamandy.onsugar.com 29 Sep '11, 8am

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How to Plant Trees to Regenerate Land (Video)

How to Plant Trees to Regenerate Land (Video)

treehugger.com 28 Sep '11, 5pm

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