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NW Hugelkultur

 
Joe McDermot
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Decided to try a hugelkultur. Here are some pics of the process.
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Got the contour, and decided to frame the downhill side cause its a bit steep.
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Oak and pine
 
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Dug a swale, mostly to get soil for the hugel bed..
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Measured the contour a few feet up hill from the wood, dug a swale and put the dirt on the hugel bed
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Layering grass clippings, card board and soil a few times
 
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More Pics
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Tried making 'cob' w clayish soil and dry grass.. good slop..making an herb spiral with it
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Hugel spiral!
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Added a cover crop and some herbs
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John Saltveit
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Thanks for showing the pictures. I've just done a bit myself. I'm excited to see how it will do over time.
John S
PDX OR
 
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