Pea Planting

 

Sequence of photos showing the sowing of Peas and Alfafa which work in providing green manure to fertilize the plot as well as producing food.

 

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The bed preparation with 2 trenches of raw compost covered with mature compost

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Planting the peas in a zig zag pattern of 10 cm spacing between them.

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Covering with more compost.

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Watering

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Alfafa (Medicago sativa) seeds to be used as a natural living mulch. Another nitrogen fixing pea family

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Broadcasting the Alfafa seed

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Alfafa seed

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Covering the Alfafa seed with compost

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Marking the peas with canes to support the pea growth

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Mulching

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Mulching

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