[permaculture] Perrenial Ground Covers for Hawaii...

permed at nor.com.au permed at nor.com.au
Tue Mar 12 04:24:38 EST 2002


>Why not graze under the trees and keep down what's growing.  Ya know, work 
>with what you have, stack in the existing system?  Are the mac nut trees 
>tall enough to do this?

There are several local organic maca-nut growers around here who use 
sheep to graze under their trees.
Maku Lotus is a popular low ground cover used under macas - the Ag 
department's been recommending it for years and can handle a fair bit of 
shade.
Robyn

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