|26/1 Moo 7, Sanamchai, Nayaiyarm, Chanthaburi, Chanthaburi, TH
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Project: Faasai Resort and Spa
Posted by bronwen evans over 4 years ago
Planting trees is our major activity this year in the rainy season as we extend our durian orchard. The style here in Chanthaburi is to plant the tree on a mound and then protect them with banana trunks that hold in the soil and provide fibre and nourishment. Bananas are a rich source of potassium. Living bananas growing around the young trees act as nursemaids that provide shade and shelter as well as retaining coolness and moisture in the hot dry weather. We chop down surplus trees and ones that have fruited and return them to the soil.
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