HUGELKULTUR- Bury wood in your garden!
by, 01-16-2012 at 12:36 AM (3503 Views)
A snippet of information about hugelkultur, written by Paul Wheaton over at richsoil.com . Link to his full article:
hugelkultur raised garden beds in a nutshell:
grow a typical garden without irrigation or fertilization
has been demonstrated to work in deserts as well as backyards
use up rotting wood, twigs, branches and even whole trees that would otherwise go to the dump or be burned
it is pretty much nothing more than buried wood
can be flush with the ground, although raised garden beds are typically better
can start small, and be added to later
can always be small - although bigger is better
You can save the world from global warming by doing carbon sequestration in your own back yard!
perfect for places that have had trees blown over by storms
can help end world hunger
give a gift to your future self
Incidentally here is my recent hugelkultur bed!
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