Articles Reforesting Land with Orange Peels by David The Good May 10, 2018 written by David The Good May 10, 2018 I reposted my article on the craziest reforestation project I’ve seen yet. Check it out over at The Grow Network. Share this post!FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestRelated posts:What's the Most Important Desert Survival Skill?Quit Throwing Out the Scary Stuff: Compost It Instead!An Unexpected HonorKilling Slugs Without PoisonPublished in Self-Reliance Magazine 2 comments FacebookTwitterGoogle +PinterestRedditWhatsappEmail David The Good previous post What Can You Do With a Tiny Lot? (Updated) next post Tipi Yam Trellis Related Articles Sudden Genius Syndrome August 8, 2018 Start Fall Gardening Like Your Life Depends On... August 25, 2016 Chicken Run Composting May 18, 2017 Could You Fertilize After a Collapse? August 12, 2016 The States in America Using the Most and... March 29, 2019 Cracker Houses Make Sense in Hot Climates December 21, 2018 When She Eats Squash, Her Hair Falls Off April 4, 2018 After the Fire October 17, 2019 Does it make sense to grow grains on... August 27, 2019 My Epic 3-Bin Compost System November 27, 2019 2 comments Craig May 10, 2018 - 2:15 pm The dried (in the sun) peels break down into a superabsorbant polymer that holds water. Works better if you throw in avocado peels according to a girl from South Africa that made a super absorbent biodegradable polymer from dried orange and avocado peel that works as well as commercial water storage crystals for soils: Combatting drought with a Low-Cost, biodegradable Superabsorbent Polymer made out of ORANGE PEELS https://www.googlesciencefair.com/projects/en/2016/deb654bce83b15eed364f52fa8685634649014602eca78858c58fec00aa6041a You have to be careful with dry orange peels, if they catch fire they’ll smoulder and flame and stink to high heaven. I’ve seen people light dried peel to start their wood stoves instead of paper. Reply David The Good May 10, 2018 - 5:24 pm You find the most awesome stuff, Craig. That is totally cool. Reply Leave a Reply to Craig Cancel Reply Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.