Hugelkultur Raised Beds by Mindful Making

Check out my tutorial for creating your own Hugelkultur raised bed!
The first season!
First layer of logs, sticks, twigs.
Flipping the turf for soil and pathways.
Lining the pathways with cardboard.
Seedlings emerging!
The final result at end of first summer. Cosmos, zinnias and sunflowers flourishing!

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  • Lu Lu Jaquez Lu Lu Jaquez on Jun 23, 2018

    Why the cardboard is it okay if I don't use it


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  • Mrs P Mrs P on Apr 12, 2013
    they did this in Germany 30years ago I have the the book and I lived Germany hugelkulture is german in English hillculture.

  • There are many web sites dedicated to the subject. Think burn piles and tree planting in areas where you do not have irrigation, quite amazing.