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Floating garden
Intha people (ethnic group from Inle Lake area) grow mainly tomatoes and flowers on these floating garden; a very efficient and fertile agricultural system on the shores of the lake.
They collect mud and land in the bottom of the lake (this is a shallow lake) that is used to cover the aquatic plants which are made the garden.
Floating garden are used during 5 years after they must remake new.
Stalks of bamboo prevent gardens to drift.

Filename
Inle Lake-1630.jpg
Copyright
corinne rozotte, 2014
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4122x2748 / 9.5MB
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MYANMAR - INLE LAKE - 2014
Floating garden<br />
Intha people (ethnic group from Inle Lake area) grow mainly tomatoes and flowers on these floating garden;  a very efficient and fertile agricultural system on the shores of the lake.<br />
They collect mud and land in the bottom of the lake (this is a shallow lake) that is used to cover the aquatic plants which are made the garden.<br />
Floating garden are used during 5 years after they must remake new.<br />
Stalks of bamboo prevent gardens to drift.