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Hügelkultur

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“Hügelkultur is a composting process employing raised planting beds constructed on top of decaying wood debris and other compostable plant materials. The process helps to improve soil fertility, water retention, and soil warming, thus benefiting plants grown on or near such mounds,” as the wise persons behind wikipedia state. That about says it all. Well maybe not quite all. For… Read more »