If you are a hard core survivalist, or prepper you’re going to love this. If you’re simply into growing you’re own food with very little cost, or water you’ll love it as well.
If you are not familiar with hugelkultur gardening it’s time for you to get acquainted with it. Hugekultur gardening allows you to grow a lush, vital garden almost entirely without the need of water or fertilizer.
These type of gardens can be grown in small urban areas, and if you are fortunate to have large acreage so much the better.
Make sure to watch the video below this post. The amazing art of hugelkultur practice utilizes old fallen debris from a forest, or other wooded areas.
Even whole trees, will work as the foundation of a hugelkultur bed. All materials may be used, and while some experts advise staying away from cedar as well as other allelopathic plants, those types of plants may be utilized if you combine them with with other types of wood, and organic compost.
If this sounds a bit complicated it’s not. Basically all you’re doing is taking old, fallen wood cover it with a couple inches of compost, then another couple inches of top soil.
Top it off with and inch or so of straw, or mulch. Once you’ve done that you can plant directly into that bed you just made.
In this amazing hegekultur garden you can grow all types of fruits, and vegetables.
We did mention you can use next to no water. This is due to the fact that as the wood rots it acts like a sponge that retains water.
This means you use way less water to sustain your garden. In the video below you’ll see how easy it is to set up a hugekultur garden, and all the different types of fruits, and vegetables you can grow.
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Originally posted 2014-02-21 19:37:44.
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