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by vhoffman
Sun Aug 12, 2007 5:24 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: good soil under lantana
Replies: 4
Views: 3901

Perhaps a countouring system needs to be in place. A weed cant live in its own residue and a contour will prevent leaching. Biodiversity is the key. Nature always adds more to solve the problem. Recycle the plant, plants make the soil so let them do their job.
by vhoffman
Thu Jul 26, 2007 11:37 pm
Forum: Questions about the book, 'Back from the Brink'
Topic: The Book Club
Replies: 8
Views: 7112

The best book I have ever read. It changed my life, now I am back on Dad's farm, implementing Peter Andrew's ideas.
by vhoffman
Thu Jul 26, 2007 11:30 pm
Forum: Questions about the book, 'Back from the Brink'
Topic: Aeration of Soil
Replies: 5
Views: 6707

also allow weeds to aerate the soil because of their tap roots, which not only break the soil up, but bring minerals up from deep down. The tap rooted weeds effectively 'cork' the ground. This is the natural process required before grass can grow.
by vhoffman
Mon Jul 23, 2007 10:45 pm
Forum: Should Natural Sequence Farming become a part of the next election debate
Topic: Suggestions Invited: How can the Policy Makers be Persuaded?
Replies: 1
Views: 3707

One person at a time. You're going well mate!
by vhoffman
Mon Jul 23, 2007 10:18 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: Excellent results in gully near Warrumbungles NSW with NSF
Replies: 3
Views: 2445

Excellent results in gully near Warrumbungles NSW with NSF

I have been fortunate enough to have Peter Andrews visit our farm & he encouraged any attempts I had made & basically said have a go if you can see where a pond should be & a step. If it doesn't work, you'll see why & you can work with it. But he said he couldn't explain it as well o...

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