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. Gardens Ideas, House Ideas, Diversity Wildlife, Helpful Support, Allowance European, Multiplication Species, European Farmers, House Shit, Living Fence
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I usually wait and buy most of my plants in May because I never know when to start my seeds indoors. This handy little chart lets you know when to start seeds indoors as well as when to plant outdoors.
Water-soaked soil is the worst enemy of retaining walls because it exerts enormous pressure behind the wall. Adding good drainage behind block or stone walls is crucial for long-lasting, bulge-free walls. Start by laying perforated plastic drainage tubing along the base of the wall slightly above ground level so it can drain to daylight. Slope the tubing about 1/4 in. per foot.