What the heck is a hugelkultur?

By |2017-05-17T09:35:29-06:00April 8th, 2014|Blog, Gardening|

Hugelkultur, or hugel beds, are an old German gardening method. The basic concept is very simple: bury wood in the ground, then cover it with earth. As the wood rots over the course of time, it will create a spongy, water-retaining, nutrient-filled interior. You plant directly on top and on the sides of the hugel [...]