Didiet Kusumadihardja

Didiet Kusumadihardja

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Build a self fertilized Garden with Minimum Irrigation #livingecology #permacultureinternship

Some really interesting ideas You can never pin too much info on Hugelkulture. I slready have my test bed started. Hopefully I get good results next year. One of the bad things about living so far North, the growing season is never long enough.

It’s a technique called Hugelkultur .    It’s from a brilliant German permaculture (a way of designing living ecosystems to eliminate the need for external inputs) engineer called Sepp Holzer, although he started doing this well before the permaculture brand emerged.

Hugelkultur: Sepp Holzer explains how burying branches, even whole trees, in raised beds allows the gardener or farmer to grow an incredible variety of food, even on the most unpromising upland or arid land. (scroll down) Sepp Holzer is awesome!

Trench composting: no bins, no turning. Works well for row vegetables and annual flower beds.

Basic Trench Composting Cycle this works great! I did this at my old house where I had limited space to garden. I had a bumper crop every year.

Trench Composting – The lazy mans composting method

Trench composting fits perfectly into my crazy gardening life. It’s much simpler than trying to constantly have a pile of cooking compost. Trench composting lets my garden create it's own soil building organic matter. Hop over to www.ourstoneyacres to le

Trench Composting | Jodeze Home and Garden

Trenching - composting by digging a trench roughly deep and filling it with compostable scraps, covering them with alternate layers of soil. Once completed leave them for to break down and then plant your vegetables directly into the bed.

Trench composting is a great alternative for people who don't want to have a large bin in their backyard. This infographic will show you how trench composting your food scraps will help your garden flourish.

Did you know you can have all the benefits of compost without the bin? Kitchen scraps add nutrients, moisture and more to your garden soil.

Hügelkultur Bed. Hügelkultur is a raised plant bed built over decaying wood and compostable materials.  A fallen tree becomes a “nurse log”, decomposing, releasing nutrients, and nourishing new growth above for years, even decades. As the wood decays, it becomes more porous, storing water like a giant sponge, and releasing it slowly back into the bed’s soil. This means less plant watering; some gardeners report their beds thrived all season from rainfall alone.

Hügelkultur Bed: A fallen tree becomes a “nurse log”, decomposing, releasing nutrients, and nourishing new growth above for years, even decades.

Vermicomposting, or composting with worms, is a sure-fire way to create your own all-natural super-fertilizer. Here's our guide to getting started.

Vermicomposting, or composting with worms, is a sure-fire way to create your own all-natural super-fertilizer. Read our vermicomposting guide to worm your way into composting heaven.