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Post time 2010-1-25 23:14:54 |Display all floors

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Ahh, you might want to look deeper into that.

Without any doubt it was used for everything.

Clothe, ropes, sails. Without it the West would have never got to China.

Medicine, nutrition.

Your turn do the research.

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Post time 2010-1-25 23:18:15 |Display all floors
there are alot of plants good for ropes and what not

I studied several years how to make clothing and ropes by harvesting different types of plants

however, there is no doubt that Nylon is superior in every way

that said, hemp should be grown for those without nylon and other amenities

outside of that, i am a staunch advocate of food farming on all available public lands
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Post time 2010-1-25 23:31:33 |Display all floors
no matter how small the land, even public parks should have fruit trees rather than other types of trees

and even gardens, like are found in China's parks

you can look into Polynesian seafaring and lashings

Olena was one such plant

you can also look up Kapa / Tapa

thats a cloth made from bark

there are many plants used to make clothing and mattings and lashings and housings and riggings and other uses

Chiefs and Chiefesses wore clothing made entirely of bird feathers, each bird had just 2 or 3 usable feathers

Sails on outrigger canoes, houses were furnished with Lauhala / Pandanus

Ti leaves and coconut fronds were used as clothing and for shelters

many kinds of plants are very useful other than hemp

many cultures dont even have hemp
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