Touch the Soil News #1279 (Feature photo – Fruit Walls of Paris – Public Domain)
Creating thick walls to encase fruit production allows heat to be absorbed during the day and releasing it at night. The fruit walls create a micro-climate that could increase the temperature within the walls by almost 18 degrees. This old-tech system was used hundreds of years ago to grow fruit in northern European climates.
Bringing us the story of fruit walls today is Low-Tech Magazine as they take a deeper look at how civilization often zooms past its best developments. You can read the full story here: