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This is my first of three sample beds that I am trying this year. I work for a large lumber company so most of my material is Oak and Pine downfall mixed with some larger felled trees that I cleaned up off our new property. I am having a some top soil delivered, our soil in this part of our property is mostly clay. I plan to cover what can be seen here in manure then top with soil. Any advice is certainly welcome.








 
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Great pictures! I am curious to see pictures later in the season.

What are you planning to plant on them?
 
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Honestly I haven't got that far yet.......I am thinking berries on one of them for sure......want to try melons, squash, zucchini, tomatoes, marigolds, herbs.......I have more wants than space I'm afraid. The beds are 13' long and 6' between the stakes. I am thinking they will be 4' high by the time I get the manure and top soil in place.
 
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That's why polycultures are so great. You can plant a lot of stuff together.
 
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Delayed Update. After laying dormant last year due to unforseen events my experiment is finally planted. I will update over the next few months as they progress.


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