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Hugelkultur page is number one on hacker news

 
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https://richsoil.com/hugelkultur/ this is currently the top link on hacker news.com so if you’re experiencing a lot more traffic than usual that’s the reason 🙂
 
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??

Because it is cool?

 
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Well of course it is cool. The concept alone is way cool, nevermind that it increases growing space w/o increasing linear ground feet, nearly waters itself, can provide a bit of privacy if tall enough, and you can incorporate mushroom harvests into the build! I am chomping at the proverbial bit to begin my hugel builds!! As soon as I settle in @ the new property. I suppose I could do my first in the hole that will soon have been the tiny pond in my yard of perhaps 15' x 20' or so!! (yes, it really is that tiny, and the largest "yard" in the mobile home park!) As I prepare for the move, I will be dismantling the pond and have to fill it in anyway! It's only 4'x6', but hey, I almost bet I could get it to 4 or more feet tall before planting it!! Or am I dreaming?
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I recently emptied the pond and dug a bit deeper, so this is without fish and the cattails I maintain pulled out
I recently emptied the pond and dug a bit deeper, so this is without fish and the cattails I maintain pulled out
 
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Beats me. It’s a board for tech nerd stuff. How it ended up at #1 is a mystery to me
 
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I think it's a really hopeful sign, a good cross pollination.
 
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Chris Holcombe wrote:Beats me. It’s a board for tech nerd stuff. How it ended up at #1 is a mystery to me

Do you think they know that Paul's also a programmer type?
 
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I don’t know but I suspect not. Only two comments mention him and they’re talking about the merits of the method.
 
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Chris Holcombe wrote:I don’t know but I suspect not. Only two comments mention him and they’re talking about the merits of the method.



link?
 
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