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Wouldn't there be too much carbon for hugelkultur to work?

 
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I don't get it.
 
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if all that wood was mixed up in your dirt, than yes, there would be too much carbon and all the nitrogen would be bound up and inaccessible. but it's not mixed up and the surface area of the woody bits that is in contact with the dirt is relatively small because the wood is all in one lump.
 
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