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==How to==
 
==How to==
 
# Find unclaimed wilderness
 
# Find unclaimed wilderness
# Get tools -- scythe, spade & mattock, big stick, big dog
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# Get tools -- scythe, spade
# Get peasants to do the work (use the big stick to encourage them)
 
# Have the taller grass etc removed
 
# Select those flowers and vegetables already there which you wish to keep
 
# Have the other vegetation (weeds) removed
 
# Tend what is left
 
# Have it guarded against predatory animals, birds, etc by peasants plus big dog
 
# Bring in plants and vegetables from elsewhere
 
# Plant them and tend them
 
# In your declining years sit and enjoy
 
 
===Beware of===
 
* Rabbits, Badgers and other burrowing animals, after your vegetables
 
* Deer, pigs, sheep, etc., also after your veg
 
* Love-besotted swains who nick your blooms
 
* Tax assessors, who will try to raise your taxes
 
* Tourney organisers, who will thank you for clearing a space and then send their fighters to trample over all you have done [see big stick, big dog; also consider nether orifices (the organisers', not your own)]
 
 
==See Also==
 
 
* [[12th century gardens]]
 
[[category:plants]]
 

Revision as of 06:43, 11 April 2007

A way of taking the 'wild' out of the 'wilderness'.

How to

  1. Find unclaimed wilderness
  2. Get tools -- scythe, spade