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5912Re: [fukuoka_farming] Natural farming on highlands

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  • Javier Dávila
    Dec 2, 2006
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      this is what i´m doing with the stones.

      http://www.flickr.com/photos/13735317@N00/sets/72157594401878480/

      Javier h.
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      PD. THANKS ROBERT MONIE FOR THE WEB ADDRESS


      At 12:17 a.m. 02/12/2006, Ingrid Bauer / Jean-Claude Catry wrote:

      >< the other way is building a tall wall
      >and moove all the soil with a hoe until I get a flat surface>
      >
      >Ideally when you want to built a terrasse with
      >high retaining walls it will be important to
      >remove the top soil , bringing down the subsoil
      >to make it flat then recover with the top soil .
      >it will minimize the burrying of good top soil
      >against the wall deep down and thinning the top
      >soil on the upper part of the terrace .
      >the way i do it in my garden ( on a rock bluff )
      >i fill the space behind the wall with wood and
      >other organic matter mixed with some soil that i
      >gather from ditches ( my terrasses are small
      >scale )then plant all the plants that have been
      >listed to you allready that are known great soil builders .
      >jean-claude
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