How to Build a Hugelkultur Bed

Do you want to build a hugelkultur bed but don’t know where to start? This post is part of a series of posts on hugelkultur beds and how to get started. If you’re ready to build your own hugelkultur bed and just need a step-by-step guide, then this is the post for you.

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How to Get Started with Sheet Mulching

Are you looking for a way to get rid of grass or aggressive weeds on your homestead? Have you heard the term sheet mulching and not known what it is? Or you are wondering how to best use this technique on your own homestead? If so, keep reading so you can get started with sheet […]

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5 Hugelkultur Variations and What You Need to Know

If you search the web for hugelkultur beds, you’ll find lots of different approaches. If you compare two images, they often look so different it’s hard to believe you’re looking at two pictures of the same thing. Everyone seems to have their own way of building hugelkultur beds. But how do you know which hugelkultur […]

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5 Essential Steps to Plan Your New Garden

Whether you’re a longtime gardener looking to establish some new beds, or a new recruit planning your first plot, it can seem pretty daunting to start a garden. What type of garden do you want? Raised beds or rows? Do you use mulch? What about soil amendments? How do you plan your new garden? Continue […]

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3 Things Your Garden Needs to Attract Birds

Birds are an important part of just about any natural ecosystem. They eat bugs, spread seeds, and replenish your soils with fresh nutrients. But let’s be honest, the real reason you want more birds in your garden is because it just makes this life so much more beautiful. Here are 3 features that will attract […]

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