In this video, M. R. Hari introduces Mr Ravi Menon, an NRI who has returned to hisnative village of Perumpally, Vypin, after spending 44 years in Mumbai and overseas. RaviMenon retains the natural atmosphere in his ancestral compound, in keeping with theprinciples of Permaculture he studied while in Europe. He is a great proponent of bio-shadebecause it is helpful in preventing undergrowth and grass. Besides, the dampness in theground, caused by the shade, and the presence of active bacteria and fungi, prevent snakesfrom taking refuge in the place.
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