Returning to the farm after the day's saffron harvest, La Ferme Lavancia, Puget-Théniers, France, 25 October 2013. Saffron plants deplete the soil of nutrients quickly: after 4-5 years of saffron production, land needs to be left or other crops grown for 7-8 years for the soil to regain its balance before saffron can again be produced in the same place.
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Returning to the farm after the day's saffron harvest, La Ferme Lavancia, Puget-Théniers, France, 25 October 2013. Saffron plants deplete the soil of nutrients quickly: after 4-5 years of saffron production, land needs to be left or other crops grown for 7-8 years for the soil to regain its balance before saffron can again be produced in the same place.
  • Filename rm251013_013.jpg
  • Date 25 Oct 2013
  • Location Puget-Théniers France
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