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Hügelkultur: High Beds

Hügelkultur, a German concept, translates as ‘hill culture’.  Simply put, it means burying lots of wood under soil and then planting into it.  Sepp Holzer, the Swiss permaculturalist, broadly popularised it and some american enthusiasts have gone some lengths to … Continue reading

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The Nature of Change

We have a large number of tall swaying black poplars that perch on the hill peering over the primary garden.  They grow fast and are weak and, unlike oaks or pines, will not stand for a hundred years.  If we … Continue reading

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