Jaimee Gleisner wrote:Can you link your thread or give me the title? Thanks!
The roots of trees don't like the air pockets? I keep looking at this one diagram of an HK bed with a small tree on it...
Matu Collins wrote:I have been misunderstanding hugelkultur, I thought it was a good way to get a forest garden going because it encourages beneficial fungus and holds water.
Jaimee Gleisner wrote: It seems the consensus is to plant next to the bed
Jaimee Gleisner wrote:Will it work to plant fruit trees on an HK bed? Would this be beneficial to the trees as it is to other plants or would it cause problems with their root systems as the bed settles over the years? Would it be better to plant trees next to the HK bed instead? If so, what types of plants would make sense to plant on the HK bed next to my trees?
Kai Walker wrote:
Caution: do not add Humus to the tree hole (backfill). The tree roots will never leave the hole!