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Planting the permaculture way
Posted by Shea O'Connor Combined, South Africa on 11 April 2018
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We planted seeds under the outdoor classroom. Some of the seeds included Spinach  lettuce, beans, cucumber, carrots. Growing your own food is a good thing because you do not have to use as much water. Some of the local rain waters the plants and much of the time we dont need to use tap water, as we have had good rains this season and is the reason why we have planted. In the planting of our seedlings we covered our soil with grass (mulching)in order to prevent water loss. By doing so we also save water. Evaporation will take place more slowly and more water is conserved for the plants to grow.  We also compost which means we dont have to buy fertilisers 

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