Beautify The World for 2,000 People For $20

Orchard with flax in the ‘hood.P1820273

Orchard without flax (3 kilometres down the road.)

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Currently, flax fibre goes for $10 for every 50 grams. Plus, once you’ve made a set of wedding sheets, you can have a healthy breakfast, with flax seeds. You can share with the birds, right?

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It’s perennial. The poisoning in the next image has to be done over and over again. I mean, if that’s your thing.

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$20.

P1810242That’s a big bag of seed.

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$20 to rebuild the world. No irrigation required. (The stuff is indigenous.)

P1820269$100 for a light-duty weed eater, plus $12 for every replacement monofilament spool. No wedding sheets, either.P1810524Plus gas. And hearing protection. And steel-toed boots. And a leaf blower to “clean up.” Starting at $150. Plus the same additional costs. And noise. Lots of noise. Like an Apache Longbow Attack Helicopter taking off inside your head. Unit cost $45 million. US dollars.
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No contest. Spend the $20.

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Lamp extra. Um… you need a lamp? OK, here’s one.

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Calliope

(Click on him. He’ll catch your eye. )

4 thoughts on “Beautify The World for 2,000 People For $20

  1. How blue blue is the flax field, like small ocean, thanks for sharing. Flax is “lan” in slovenian and traditionally made flax textiles are very valued here, but getting very rare…

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    • lan, that’s great. It’s “linen” in English.

      My wife wants me to grow some flax, thresh it, comb it and give it to her, so she can weave it.

      I need to do this in a rogue way, as I don’t have any land.

      It will be very blue, when I find a spot. I won’t be able to hide it!

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