Living fences

Provincial living: homesteading, farming, gardening, self-efficiency and animal husbandry.
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Re: Living fences

Post by IraHayes » Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:24 pm

Don't they build living bridges in South America ? Or it might be India... and yes.. i will now go google it!

Edit: Google says India and its the roots they use apparently.
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Re: Living fences

Post by Kammekor » Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:09 am

Anthony's Weiner wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:19 pm
Kammekor wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:14 pm
I planted a mango tree, and now I have shade and some fruit.

But I hate the red ants in it.

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the fence is classic concrete poles and wire though. There's no such thing as a 40 x 40 m 'free' living fence. Except in Explorer's fantasies that is.
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Red ant eggs are really quite delicious.
So are the ants themselves with a good piece of goat meat.
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Re: Living fences

Post by Anchor Moy » Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:46 am

Kammekor wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:09 am
Anthony's Weiner wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:19 pm
Kammekor wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:14 pm
I planted a mango tree, and now I have shade and some fruit.

But I hate the red ants in it.

<edit>
the fence is classic concrete poles and wire though. There's no such thing as a 40 x 40 m 'free' living fence. Except in Explorer's fantasies that is.
</edit>
Red ant eggs are really quite delicious.
So are the ants themselves with a good piece of goat meat.
Another delicious red ant recipe for you. :bananadance:

It looks like a sort of concrete mix until you add the ants, and then the whole thing comes together. Bon appetit. :beer3:
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Re: Living fences

Post by Anthony's Weiner » Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:03 am



or in an omelette for breakfast.
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Re: Living fences

Post by explorer » Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:38 am

People concerned about things getting in or out through the fence could have a living fence, then attach chicken wire to it.
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Re: Living fences

Post by Kuroneko » Mon Jun 03, 2019 11:50 am

explorer wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:27 pm
In some places in Cambodia, when they want to make a fence, the cut branches off certain trees, and put a row of them in the ground. These branches grow roots and leaves. You finish up with a living fence.

People wanting to make a fence in a rural area may consider this method. It does not cost money like a brick fence.
We had them in England, they were called hedges.

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However if you did't trim them regularly they could get out of hand!

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Re: Living fences

Post by whatwat » Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:30 pm

You’d think females would know about trimming bushes.


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