Farming Projects
Farm equipment shovel hoe rakeEquipment

These tools can be used in many different ways, for many different tasks, and really all you need for successful farming. I basically divide them into two categories....working tools and hand tools.

Working tools include: a wheelbarrow, shovel, hoe, and a rake. Hand tools include: a shovel, hoe, rake, clippers, and a tree saw. With this arsenal at your disposal, there is no way you can go wrong.
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Any good project begins with a plan. When we began farming on a larger scale it became necessary to make a farm plan. Our type of farming is not like conventional farming with same size beds all used for growing the same thing. We are growing a wide variety of veggies and herbs in the same farm. A good plan from the beginning simply makes it easier to figure out where everything is going to go.
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How does the saying go?....Making your bed and lying in it. What about....Making your bed and growing in it.

Successful farming begins with good beds. The type of bed you should use is very subjective. From straight line beds, to rectangles and squares, to free form designs, the choice is really up to you. Keep experimenting until you find a design that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. I experimented with lots of bed designs until I settled on, what I think, works best. Continue reading to find out.
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Farm plan upper making bamboo support trellis for vinesBamboo

Bamboo sounds like one of the noises made when people got hit in the old Batman shows, you know....biff....boffo....bam....bamboo. Maybe even a good word around Halloween when you blow something up and try to scare someone at the same time.

Actually bamboo is a group of flowering perennial evergreen plants in the grass family. Bamboos are some of the fastest-growing plants in the world. Certain species of bamboo can grow 35 inches or more within a 24-hour period. This means plenty of bamboo to go around for all your projects. Bamboo has a higher compressive strength than wood, brick, or concrete and a tensile strength that rivals steel.
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Vines jungle stringVines

Tanegashima island is blessed with a subtropical climate and the jungles which often grow in this type of environment. And of course, what would a jungle be without vines. Varying in thickness from a strong fishing line to a small tree, the vines on this island can be used for a wide variety of projects.
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