Trees for the Future

Two men at work maintaining a tree nursery in Senegal. One need that forest gardens meet that’s often overlooked: forest products, like the tree branches used to fence this nursery off from livestock and other animals. Including fast-growing trees in forest gardens gives farmers a source of fuel wood, leaf litter (for mulch), branches and bark close at hand. This helps to keep pressure off of remaining stands of native forests in the area.




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