Looking for someone who has used Natural Sequence Farming techniques?


I have a very bare paddock hillside no trees at all. I would like to improve the soil quality and would like some advice on how to start some Natural Sequence Farming techniques on a bare sloping site with very little vegetation.

Where do I start 

What type of trees to get started. 




36 days ago

Thanks so much AO and gwarden. Do you mind adding your answers in the "Respond to a Question" box so swanbayangus is alerted to the answer. Thanks so much in advance.
Airlie | 15 days
You can start with something simple by doing a paddock rotation to allow for pasture spelling which would help with improving soil quality and add in some contours, but they are the kind that hold water up and slow down how fast it runs off the hill. Remember vegetation is not just trees its the whole picture which includes grass, weeds and natural herbs. Happy to answer any questions you have
AO | 19 days
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I would suggest that you contour plant tagasaste bushes, they will give you a source of feed for your livestock, control erosion and improve the soil between rows. They can be used as protection for other plantings and then removed if you wish in 7 to 10 years time.


14 days ago

You can start with something simple by doing a paddock rotation to allow for pasture spelling which would help with improving soil quality and add in some contours, but they are the kind that hold water up and slow down how fast it runs off the hill. Remember vegetation is not just trees its the whole picture which includes grass, weeds and natural herbs. Happy to answer any questions you have


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