Gnomies

We get lots of entertainment adventuring in permaculture here on our farm.

Our nomadic friends, Mike and Lori were instrumental in helping us design and build our 300′ x 6′ x 5′ Hugelculture.

Hugelculture is German for hill culture and is a gardening technique pioneered in Germany hundreds of years ago. It involves digging a trench then filling it with logs, sticks, wood chips, manure, cardboard – even old clothes – back filling, then planting like crazy.

The idea is that as the material breaks down underneath, it is creating nutrients for the roots of the plants above. I believe it will act as a water sink as well, attracting nearby moisture underground.

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