How to start a Food Forest in Sub-Tropics
How to start a Food Forest
In this video Ian Trew walks us through the steps on how to start a food forest in sub-tropics or tropics.
In this example we’re using bananas to start our food forest. Bananas grow very quick and provide a lot of shade within the first 12 months of growth already. This means we can start putting in our other trees as quick as possible.
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The No-Work-Soil Building-Groundcover
Ian also introduces the Pinto Peanut as a great living ground-cover that produces top soil, keeps weeds at bay, conserves moisture and adds nitrogen while being practically maintenance free.
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In the next post Ian will explain a bit about planting in guilds and how we can speed up the first stage of starting our food forest.