mpludwig at facstaff.wisc.edu
Wed Jul 31 13:11:50 EDT 2002
> Currently, if you need thatch for your tropical theme bar,
>f'rinstance, you'd generally buy it pre-prepared and shipped in from some
>not-totally-plasticized part of the world.
From what I read the thatch used in Europe was giant reed grass (fragmites
sp. - my spelling a guess here). This is frequently found growing on road
sides in the midwest due largely to it's salt tolerance.
> > From: "Simon Kartar" <skartar at cfbt.com>
> > Reply-To: permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org
> > Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 15:37:10 +0100
> > To: permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org
> > Subject: Re: [permaculture] Material for raised bed
> > While we're on the subject - does anyone have experience with thatch? Is it
> > hard to do?
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Mark P. Ludwig
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University of Wisconsin -Madison
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