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Nanette Wofford
Nanette Wofford • 2 years ago

Plessage is a technique of creating a living fence by weaving a row of plants. It started as a way to allow Europeans farmers as much "forest" as possible along the edges of their fields, as well as providing all the other functions of a wall.

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