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The two side walls now finished, I started working on the gables. If all goes well, tomorrow I'll add the first two roof beams. By then it'll be time for a door. ... See MoreSee Less

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Hugelbed Workshop 5-6 November, Sweden

Hugelbed Workshop 5-6 November, Sweden

Come to our Hugelbed Workshop, and learn how to build a green mountain of food. This year we made an incredibly successful test hugelbed in our garden. This special kind of raised bed consists of large amounts of rotting wood, covered with manure, turf, soil, compost, manure, and straw. At the bottom of the page […]

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Hugelbed Diary: Mountains of Food

Hugelbed with produce

The hugelbed’s first growing season. Success or what? The third hugelbed diary, shot on 28 July 2016 (see the previous ones here). The last episode saw a finished bed with a few careful seed leaves showing through the straw. This episode… a bed exploded into greenness and HUGE plants. I expected plants to grow, but […]

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Hugelbed Diary 2: Finishing the bed, and first ...

Hugelbed Diary 2: Finishing the bed, and first sowing and planting.

The first steps of making the hugelbed are shown here. On the new video below, the next steps are shown, from adding the last few layers and sowing and planting the first seeds and seedlings. The hugelbed has grown, and it is being grown òn as well. Two thirds of the roughly 13 meter long structure is […]

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Hugelbed Diary: preparing the beds

Hugelbed Diary: preparing the beds

An explanation of why and how we started work on the first hugelbed in the mainhouse garden. Once these two fairly small beds are ready, we will work on a much larger area of the land with beds and make that into a pick-your-own-area, and one where we can harvest for produce to sell or […]

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