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Is cherrywood good for Hugelkulture beds?

 
Kevin MacBearach
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I've got a lot of cherry trees on this property that I'd like to put to good use.
 
Brenda Groth
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i havene't used it but I don't think there would be any problem with it
 
Kevin MacBearach
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That's what I thought but just wanted to be sure. I also have a lot of hazelnut trees that I want to use for raised beds too.

Pines are definitely a no-no, right?
 
Tyler Ludens
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Cherry is a valuable wood for cabinetry and other fine woodworking, so if the trees are large, you may be able to find a buyer for the trunks. It would be a shame to make hugelkultur of it if it is large and in good condition.

http://www.finewoodworking.com/pages/w00156.asp

 
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