hugelkultur Photos & Videos

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What a beautiful sight on a cool fall morning! People are always very curious about how I began keeping chickens and I get asked frequently why I keep chickens and go through all the work of keeping them on grass. I have 5 chickens that are Ameracaunas and rainbow layers. The director of the rescue group I work with grew up on a farm with lots of animals and she wanted her young daughter to get to experience what it is like to nurture baby animals and watch them grow but they dont have much property so when they were young they were in a brood box at her house and then came here to live with me. Their heavy socialization with curious young kids both as babies and now as adults has been crucial to their good husbandry. This became very clear when they all got fowl pox in October. Have you ever tried to pick up and smear antibiotic ointment all over the face and legs of a chicken that doesn't want to be held? It can make an already tough job needlessly harder. I do not keep my chickens in a stationary chicken coop. They are currently in a scaled down version of Justin Rhodes original chicken tractor which I build using mostly items we already had leftover from other projects to keep costs down. Is it the prettiest chicken tractor ever? Nope but it gets the job done really well. I originally wanted Chickens to use as my secret weapon for a lush productive garden. During the spring summer and early fall they are moved into new fresh grass every day and a released to forage when I am outside in the garden. They do a fabulous job at pest management, fertilization, and cleaning up the beds at the end of each season. During the late fall and winter, I put the chicken tractor inside my raised garden beds so the chickens can till and fertilize the soil in preparation for spring. I rotate the chicken tractor between the beds every few weeks to make sure they get fertilized... Read comments for the rest of the info! #selfreliance #selfsufficiency #selfsufficient #chickensofinstagram #ameracauna #greeneggs #homesteading #homestead #organic #greenthumb #hugelkultur #gardening #homegrown #gardentoplate

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God kveld fra Ribieraen✨

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Hugelkultur are no-dig/no-till raised beds that will gradually decay their layers, giving out nutrients for plants sometimes over the course of 20 years (longer if you use hardwoods). They hold moisture, build fertility, maximize surface volume and are great spaces for growing fruit, vegetables and herbs. Hugelkultur, pronounced Hoo-gul-culture, means hill culture or hill mound. A hugelkultur bed is made by mounding logs, branches, leaves, grass clippings, straw, cardboard, petroleum-free newspaper, compost and other available biomass. On top of this you place your soil and move forward with your plantings. These beds are in progress are at the  @beaconfoodforest right here in Seattle! There are many benefits to building a hugel bed, including: 🌿Soil aeration as the branches and logs break down 🌿Heat emanates from the bed as the materials break down, extending the growing season 🌿Carbon is deposited into the soil as sustainable materials degrade 🌿The materials in the bed act as a sponge, retaining moisture and protecting the roots of the plants during the winter and during droughts. Building your bed steeper initially will avoid compaction over time from increased pressure. You can also take advantage of the surface areas of the steeper beds to maximize your number of plantings! Remember, the greater the mass of your hugelkultur bed, the more water-retention you will achieve. You can also create beds that are flush to the ground to increase the health of your soil in your lawn. 💚🙌🌎

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FARMACY Medicinal Plant Spiral with a doctors/vet office in the middle. ⁣ ⁣ The spiral #hugelkultur beds will be planted with plants that have medicinal and healing properties (like plantain for bee stings🐝, yarrow for cuts🚑, turmeric for inflammation). ⁣ ⁣ In the center, will emerge a doctor and vetinarian's office where youth can look at #X -rays, diagnose possible 'ailments' on their stuffed animals and run out to the plant spiral to find and use the cures!⁣ ⁣ Youth designed! #medicinalplants #naturalhealing

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Studio OFF X 專業綜合環境服務機構 - 碧瑤綠色集團 << 升級再造棄置聖誕樹木 - Hugelkultur 農法工作坊 >> 十分感謝各位參與了是次工作坊,能和大家一起工作好開心呀! 能將回收得來的廢棄聖誕樹木, 給合Hugelkutur 農法及空間規劃的概念,使廢木成為帶有中國景觀元素移步換景的 Hugelkutur Landscape, 真係好有意義。 而且Hugelkultur的花床,能以舊竹或廢木作為養分,並且能有效留住水份,使培植期間無需經常淋水及施肥,外型亦可按不同需要以覆蓋表面的泥土塑造。 在今年12月往後的每個星期六開始鋪上綠葉及枯葉覆蓋物,然後待3-6個月後就應能長出植物,我地會定期和大家更新狀況。 我地亦都希望以今次工作坊作為出發點, 若果嘗試把 Hugelkultur花床椅子擴展至營造園林空間,堆疊出數個可以讓人躺下和攀爬的小山丘,從而圍合成不同空間及路徑,這樣既可大量處理每年數以噸計的舊竹或廢木,亦可提供充滿養分的花床栽培植物。以下是今次工作坊的概念和過程的相片, 歡迎inbox我地了解更多資訊或參與製作過程。 感謝大家的支持, 期待下次再聚! #開料 #hugelkultur #堆木 #logwall #landscape #seating #design #workshop #工作坊 #園藝 #upcycling #升級再造 #環保 Baguio Green Group 碧瑤綠色集團 #廢棄聖誕樹 #農法 #工作坊 #園藝 #環保 #廢物回收 #hugelkutur #景觀 #設計 #棄材再生 #樹木 #升級再造 #農法 #花床 #gardern #upcycle #landscape #design #space #seating #upcycling #material #wood #greenary

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White Mints ⚪ Bred by @jambalabsseedco Totalmente revegetada en la cama alta 🌱 Agregadas semillas de trébol enano, chia, albahaca, girasol y algunas de melón que venían germinadas desde mi lombricompostera 😊 Mulching a base de alfalfa para ayudar con la evaporación, disminuir los cambios de temperatura bruscos y no disturbar el suelo. Lombrices californianas agregadas también a las camas, ellas reciclarán raíces muertas, podas, incluso el mulch en descomposición, ayudando a airear, generando lombricompost y co2 constantemente. Y por último inoculamos con un té AACT (Té activo aireado compostado) para agregar vida al sustrato acelerando la simbiosis en el ecosistema 💚 #scrog #cannabiscommunity #cannabisculture #autocultivochile #autocultivo #bac #clones #cannabisgrower #cannabisgrow #motherplant #seaofgreen #livingsoil #cultivatusderechos #stgoverde #marihuanalove #chileweed #chileverde #weedchile #chilefumaverde #chilecultiva #maconha #cannabischile #daretocompare #trichomes #knf #hugelkultur #notill #notillChile #organicshit #simbiosis

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As the first calendar year of our household comes to a close, I'm reflecting on the hard work and what's more to come. I'm committed to building our food security - and Sarah has been more than supportive with my stacks of wood, pit digging, brush piles, and promises of grandeur. The first set of photos are from today: where things stand and hardscapes yet to be fully built. A great dump of wood chips (getchipdrop.com) made all of this establishment possible and is working to grow deep dark soil. Naturally, all of my established plants are dormant, but I have young Paw Paws, Goumi, American Black Currant, Black Locust, Aronia, Hazels and Witch Hazels, Albizia, Ceanothus, & Juneberry establishing - with a variety of mints, perennial medicinal herbs, and comfrey! Nearest to the house is a bed atop a shallow swale, southwestward of a baby Paw Paw patch (sheltered in tubes) near our wild fence line of overgrown Mulberry and black raspberry. I'm using fallen branches to slow the water down a gentle slope there so my Paws stay moist, and I'll eventually turn them into proper low berms. Last week I finished my first hugelkulture bed (1/5 of a planned keyhole bed) near the old cider tree that Brian's sniffing. I've similarly made a few wooden berms/barriers in the northern end of the yard to slow water, and I plan on putting a patch in there. Upon moving in in May, there was standing water and soggy soil in our lowest areas. I think between the berms, wood chips, random dug in logs, and our comfrey/wildflower rain garden it shouldn't be too bad next thaw. The neighbor's Ash tree toppled over a month prior to moving in, and all of the wood was left behind in our yard. I'm trying to use it as a resource and keep it on the land, and I am thankful for Sarah's saintlike patience at the snail's pace it's disappearing. Anyway, I'm starting a blog because nobody wants to read this much on IG! Stay tuned if interested! Also - who IS interested? A body needs to network and get some help! #permaculture #permaculturegarden #temperatefoodforest #perennialfood #comfrey #hugelkultur #michigangardeners #backyardpermaculture #letfallenleaveslie #fungaldominance

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Had a great visit with @dragonflyearthmedicine @skydoneservice @sierra_willow 💚✨💚✨💚 love the drone shots @skydoneservice ✌🏼✌🏼 #Repost @dragonflyearthmedicine ( @get_repost ) ・・・ Dem Love tour ✨ So wonderful spending time with @greensourcegardens family 🙌🏼 we love seeing the farm in the fall! As a Regenerative Farmer the most important work happens after the harvest. The rains are our greatest ally to build the life in our soils! Layering and combining the perfect carbon nitrogen ratios to expand the soil microbes💗 its so incredible to see the transformation in this farm over the years. Nick and Liz have truly seen the rewards of staying true to there intuition and soil building techniques. Showing how you can fully transform a hillside into a lush landscape. They are stewards of the land while producing phenomenal medicine. The animals look super healthy and vibrant. We drank from the sacred spring and tasted the year’s creations!! Thanks so much for hosting us and sharing your hearts 💕 We love and appreciate you all!! #RegenerativeFarmers #DemPure #DemLoveTour #hugelkultur #livingsoils #roadtothecup Can’t wait to see you all @theemeraldcup_ #DemFamily

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It might not look like much, but this first garden represents the world to us. It’s the first step down a long road toward our goal of helping to bring food back to the people, while sharing and learning and bonding over the traditions that make us all so unique and special as humans being. Thank you for joining us on this journey—we look forward to hearing your stories as we share ours. #foodforpeople #plantgardens #plantculture #peopleculture #peoplegardens #organichumanity #communitygarden #gardencommunity #hugelkultur #biochar #permaculture #neighborhoodfarms thank you for donating the planters @hubermicaela 💚🌱🌿🙏

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Dem Love tour ✨ So wonderful spending time with @greensourcegardens family 🙌🏼 we love seeing the farm in the fall! As a Regenerative Farmer the most important work happens after the harvest. The rains are our greatest ally to build the life in our soils! Layering and combining the perfect carbon nitrogen ratios to expand the soil microbes💗 its so incredible to see the transformation in this farm over the years. Nick and Liz have truly seen the rewards of staying true to there intuition and soil building techniques. Showing how you can fully transform a hillside into a lush landscape. They are stewards of the land while producing phenomenal medicine. The animals look super healthy and vibrant. We drank from the sacred spring and tasted the year’s creations!! Thanks so much for hosting us and sharing your hearts 💕 We love and appreciate you all!! #RegenerativeFarmers #DemPure #DemLoveTour #hugelkultur #livingsoils #roadtothecup Can’t wait to see you all @theemeraldcup_ #DemFamily

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Red Shiso Perilla is growing like mad! So I’m picking a lot to dry to make tea/furikake/food seasoning or to save for later. Just have to get picking because there is so much. ☘️💚🍀💚🌿💚 . . . #gardeningaustralia #permaculture #permaculturegarden #urbanpermaculture #organicallygrown #homegrown #hugelkultur #organicgardening #brisbanegardens #aussiegarden #perillaleaves #shisoleaf #beefsteakplant #kitchengarden #foodforest #ediblegarden #homesteadinglife #blissful_aficionada

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The highest point of the land roughly 900’ above sea level is arguably the wildest area of the property. The cornerstone tree is a chestnut oak that looks 75-100 years old and the tree pictured with yellow foliage is a red maple I think. This chestnut oak is kind enough to drop all of its leaves on the ground each year and we’ve made a pact with it that we will never rake away its leaves from its feet like its previous owners had for decades. This yearly passive mulching saves me from hauling large volumes of organic materials to the high point of the property. Lots of slash pine, winged elm and privet are attempting to overtake the landscape at the boundary. With diligence and a little gentle maintenance we can prevent this succession and allow the native hardwoods to flourish and the soil quality to improve. This area is also where we grow our North American woodland medicinal herbs including black cohosh, ginseng, bloodroot & goldenseal. With there being ample shade from the tree canopy, this is also an ideal place for outdoor mushroom cultivation and we currently are growing shiitake, reishi, oyster and king stropharia. It’s been a year since moving in and between the two of us it’s surprising how much we’ve gotten done but also surprising how much there is left to do. Operating on a shoestring budget isn’t all bad though.... Mother Nature seems to appreciate slow changes which is how we approach things around here out of necessity. #plants #homesteading #journal #diy #herbalism #nativeplants #permaculture #hugelkultur #garden #gardener #trees #forest #ginseng #beekeeping

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Plant #3 : One month after transplant into hügelkultur. Adapting fairly well to the heat, all plants showing signs of new growth. [June 14, 2018] #hugelkultur #sustainable #organic

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Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) is an aromatic and extremely fast growing plant (needs very little attention) that is much used in the Tropics. The leaves and flowers (calyces) are used as a tonic tea. The small leaves are a refreshing addition to fresh salads. Bigger leaves are used as a leaf vegetable, just like spinach, or mix in a soup (I often include the leaves in our sour broth called sinigang which really is tasty).🍀💚🍀💚🍀💚 . . . #gardeningaustralia #homegrown #organicallygrown #hugelkultur #aussiegarden #brisbanegardens #brisbaneorganic #permaculture #permaculturegarden #urbanpermaculture #gardening_feature #roselletea #hibiscussabdariffa #gardeninglife #blissful_aficionada #ediblelandscaping #greenthumb

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The Kids' Garden will be entirely surrounded by a perimeter of #communitygarden plots. This summer we installed the southern perimeter gardens and the garden was FILLED with seeds started by the youth nursery🌱⁣ ⁣ Our entire site is being built on top of compacted gravel so we built a #maze of raised #strawbale walkways surrounded by #HUGELKULTUR beds to give our plants🌱🌻 the best environment possible. ⁣ ⁣ We quickly learned that we also needed to build wind breaks along the fence line to protect the fragile new plants from the harsh ocean wind. ⁣ ⁣ Our #SOILBUILDERSCLUB regularly takes the #decomposing strawbales and uses them as our main source of #CARBON in our #composting process. ⁣ ⁣ Thank you to Gateway Education of the Wild Rivers Coast for installing the first community gardens! 🍇🍅🌷🌻🍈🍉🌳

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New to IG but not the garden. Here’s some 2018 full season Mandelbrot’s Oilspill from @aficionadoestates looking 🔥🔥🔥 and smelling/tasting ⛽️⛽️⛽️⛽️AF. grown in soil from @vitalgardensupply and fertilized with @dragonflyearthmedicine along with a few other things. #beyondorganic #cannabis #hugelkultur #permaculture #compost #tea #insectfrass #applecidervinegar #topdress #sierra #foothills #terroir #california #cannabiscommunity #small #farm #cannabis #ganja #garden #nofilter #offthegrid

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I’ve had a love affair with compost and other garden teas for more than a decade now. Changes the game in all the right ways! Healthy soil is key to true garden success.! Picked up some @dragonflyearthmedicine on the San Juan Ridge a while ago and have never looked back. They make crazy good cacao/mushroom elixirs for humans as well! 👍🏽🍄🤙🏽🌱💪🏽 #plantsfeedingplants #beneficial #fungi #bacteria #cleanwater #organic #permaculture #hugelkultur #beyondorganic #garden #gardening #oakland #nevadacity #sierra #foothills #california #cannabiscommunity #ganja #cannabis #sustainable #tea #composttea #horsetrough #barn #gravityfed #offthegrid #smallfarm

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Happy World Soil Day! . The UN has declared December 5th as World Soil Day, to wake folks up to the fact that our soil needs help! Unsustainable farming practices and pollution from agrochemicals have dramatically depleted the amount of carbon in the soil. 😢. . The UN’s report says that the world’s topsoil could be completely eroded in 60 years, saying, “Land and soils constitute the foundation for sustainable agricultural development, essential ecosystem functions, and food security..they are key to sustaining life on Earth.” . A big shout out to our farmers, who use sustainable farming practices. And to all the folks who buy their veggies at the Market! Those veggies aren't just tastier..they are helping to save the planet! . Happy World Soil Day! 🌏❤️🌏❤️🌏 #montavillamarket #montavillafarmersmarket #organic #knowyourfarmer #montavillapdx #thankyourfarmer #thankyoumotherearth #topsoil #organic #soil #organicgarden #organicfarm #biodynamic #organicgardener #biodynamic #biodynamicfarming #organicfarmers #permaculture #permaculturefarm #farmtofork #localfarmer #localfarmers #hugelkultur #compost #worldsoilday #soilhealth #worldsoilday2018 #soilhealth #golocalmontavilla

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Happy World Soil Day! ✨🎉✨ . The UN has declared December 5th as World Soil Day, to wake folks up to the fact that our soil needs help! Unsustainable farming practices and pollution from agrochemicals have dramatically depleted the amount of carbon in the soil. (And of course, you know where carbon goes when it is released from the soil.Hello, global warming.) 😭. . The UN’s report says that the world’s topsoil could be completely eroded in 60 years, “Land and soils constitute the foundation for sustainable agricultural development, essential ecosystem functions, and food security..they are key to sustaining life on Earth.” Yeah, pretty much. No food, no life. . What can you do? Know where your food comes from. Avoid buying from farms who use unsustainable methods (monoculture plantings, overgrazed pastures, over-fertilization with agrochemicals, or use of pesticides and herbicides, all of which contribute to topsoil erosion and contamination. . BTW, the glyphosate in herbicides and pesticides kills ALL the microbes in the soil, including the beneficial ones that convert vitamins and minerals into a form plants can absorb. Food grown on soil depleted by repeated sprayings of agrochemicals simply does not contain as many nutrients. Think about it..do you want to eat all that broccoli for nothing? Hahaha! Probably not! . If you are able to have a compost pile at your home, please do so! Compost returns valuable organic matter and nutrients to the soil. . An absolutely beautiful documentary about soil health was made by filmmaker Deborah Koons in 2012. It is called ‘Symphony of the Soil.’ It made me weep like a baby. See it if you can. The health of the soil is the basis for the health of the world. . And Happy World Soil Day! Woo-hoo! 🌏💜😍 #thankyoumotherearth #topsoil #organic #soil #organicgarden #organicfarm #biodynamic #organicgardener #biodynamic #biodynamicfarming #knowyourfarmer #organicfarmers #permaculture #permaculturefarm #farmtofork #localfarmer #localfarmers #hugelkultur #compost #worldsoilday #sciencespiritnutrition #soilhealth #worldsoilday2018

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Thought we were all through with the outdoor but behold! Found 2oz of this stuff on a plant in the drying room. #outdoor2018 #knf #hugelkultur

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I know December is crazy busy, but if you have your holiday organised, and one of your aims is to get stuck into the garden, then this might be just the thing for you. It may well change how you view all your green waste, and save hundreds of dollars in hauling around topsoil and garden mix. There is honestly an easier way! 🌱🌱🌱 #nostressgardening #lazygardening #notillgardening #hugelkultur

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Totally glorious day here and took the time to snap some shots of the work we’ve been doing on the land. Plenty of scrub clearing made easy now with a sthil brush cutter! @amala_yoga has started building the Hugelkultur beds which will be for our spring veg planting :) This area then backs onto the fissure spring which we found a few weeks ago which has now been dug into a spring fed trench, I’m in the process of digging the main pond that this water will collect in allowing for a constant source of water for the veg patch and kitchen area. There’s a secondary bigger spring above which I’ll eventually pipe into this trench system hopefully allowing for year round water in the area and a lovely pond to sit by and watch the critters :) #offgrid #eco #sustainable #portugal #vanlife #hippie #forest #landscaping #permaculture #pantheism #pond #springdevelopment #hugelkultur

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It’s winter and also the dry season in Nepal. This means potential frost for us at Three Trees Permaculture, and some thirsty plants. Our hugelbeds are retaining their water very nicely, and along with the thick mulch keeping them warm and moist, are providing us some amazing greens. We’ve built straw teepees for all of our young trees which protect them from the cold as well as reducing evapotranspiration to make watering more efficient. It’s so much fun working with nature and seeing our vision slowly slowly growing in front of our eyes! #threetreespermaculture #hugelkultur #nepal #nepalpermaculture #bhaktapur #winter #dryseason #regenerativeagriculture

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SCENES FROM THE SPRING GARDEN:⁣ The blue #arbor entrance to Phase 2 of the Garden goes in and we learned how to mix #concrete and level posts. ⁣ ⁣ The soil that we built last fall has matured into amazing, rich soil! All of our #pallet raised beds got #hugelkultur upgrades with #alder trees that we dragged across the street from the neighboring apartment building!⁣ ⁣ Lots of fence and furniture repairs!

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HUGELKULTUR INSTALL DAY 1 The entire Kids' Garden🌻is being built on top of an old, compacted gravel bed so we need to build our garden beds UP! #hugelkultur is our favorite type of garden bed to grow in because it models how Mother Nature💃and a #forest 🌲grow amazing soil. First, we collected awesome #organicmaterials from some of our favorite #crescentcity friends: like organic #compost 🍌from #wildriversmarket ; #coffeegrounds ☕️from @javahut ; #brewersgrain from #seaquakebrewery ; and lots of logs🌳branches 🌿leaves🍂and grass clippings🌾from our yards. Then our friends from Redwood Nature School and #gatewayeducationofthewildriverscoast learned from our wise friend, Ben Zumeta, how to pile all of our ingredients into a huge, U-shaped mound designed to "catch the most sunlight"☀️ The resulting Hugelkultur bed will hold moisture, build fertility, maximize growing area and encourage roots and #mycorrhizalfungi to thrive🍄

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This soil has me excited for spring. So much goodness in here. This + two bins will be added to the in progress hugelkultur bed ➡️, which will then be planted with Bocking 14, clover, and some wildflowers and veggies. Spring 2020 it will be converted to be solely for cannabis. Patience... 🤙 ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ #growyourown #organic #notill #livingsoil #cannabis #hugelkultur #cannabismedicine #cannabisseeds #cannabisbreeding #seedbank #THC + #CBD = #PainFree #northernlights #reduce #reuse #recycle #compost #420 #maryjane #710 #hash #cannabiscommunity #weedstagram #medibles #healyourmind #healyourbody #healyourself #serenityinthevault #theskyvault

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This year was amazing! It was our first year doing the following: 1. Growing #Hemp Legally 2. Make 17 150’ long #permaculture rows (super hard- won’t do it again) 3. Made our first #HugelKultur bed with wood stumps. 4. Made CBD products and brought them to market 5. Started 3 companies in 1 year! 6. Prototyped over 30 products total and excited to move into hemp multi global deals with these products. 7. Growing and cross breeding makes with female for first time! #HumbleBeginnings #StartUp #Busines #Farming #Cofounders #CEOStyle #Harvesting #Shucking #Planting #Entrepreneur #CompanyLaunch0 -100realquick #Teamwork #FulfillingDreams

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For a couple weeks now we’ve been enjoy greens: Mizuna, Rocket, Salad Bowl Red and Green Lettuce, Tatsoi and radishes from our first #hugelkultur round veggie bed. Carrots and spinach are growing quickly as well. Aren’t they looking marvellous? Growing own greens is so easy and such a pleasure. You can grow them simply in pots or containers on your verandas or balconies if you don’t have garden. And it feels so much better to reduce the plastic/paper waste by not having to buy packed greens anymore 🌱💦☀️🥗 . . . #veggiebed #raisedgardenbeds #hugelkulturbed #vegetablegarden #veggiegarden #permaculture #greens #growyourown #eatwhatyougrow #growyourgreens #noplasticbags #reduceplasticwaste #sustainableliving #australia #gardeningaustralia #grownwithlove

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When I built my raised beds, I used a hybridized combination of hugelkultur and lasagna gardening. Although not familiar with the term 'no till gardening' my raised beds were treated that way. Every season I would add a 'green' and 'brown' layer during the winter and planted with little disturbance to the medium. I don't call it soil because no topsoil is ever used in my mix. Peat moss, hardwood leaves, lawn trimmings from my pesticide free lawn, premium blended compost. Also some perlite and vermiculite. At the bottom was a layer of hardwood firewood filled in with branches and leaves. 3 years later, I am digging out the beds and piling up my raised bed medium because next season we should be moving into our own home. We rent this property and I want to leave the backyard landscaped for the next tenants. In pic 1 is a remnant of the hardwood hugelkultur layer. Thoroughly rotted. And very little remains as you can tell by the 2nd pic. The light colored soil at the bottom of the hole is the native soil. That hugelkultur layer has been feeding my plants for 3 years and has all but completely decomposed. Hugelkultur is an excellent way to cultivate food. #hugelkultur #raisedbeds #organic #foodie #feedyourself #fiteat #arkansasgrown #learntogrow #learntogarden #victorygarden #centralarkansas

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Yesterday we made the #hugelkultur bed, took two of us 6 hours with a little help from our volunteers for the last two hours. We collected trunks from the piles of debris left by the flood and found the perfect wood to go in the bed all spongey and inoculated with fungi, the van smelt like mushrooms🍄🙂💚. As much work as it was it's done and going to work for the next 5+ years storing water and breeding microorganisms. One side (the shady side) is going to get #raspberries planted and the top and sunnier side is going to get #melons and #pumpkin. Excited to start planting in the spring. Have a great day 💚🎵🎶🙂 #homegrown #notill #notillarmy #livingsoil #permaculture #wormfarming #cannabis #cannabiscommunity #lovegrowing #happyfarmer #naturalfarming #veganstoner #organic #orgaicfarming #organicgardening #organicweed #notilllife #vermicompost #healthiswealth #happyfarmer #lovegrowing #ganja #gardening

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This is how you'll find me most fall, winter, and spring days: working with my kids in the gardens. I'm self-studying permaculture and enjoy experimenting with new (to me) techniques. In this photo, which my four yr old took, I'm watching my 2 yr old pick fall raspberries in our fig #treeguild Beyond us is a #hugelkultur bed I built last winter. Beyond that is a large Eliot Coleman-style compost heap. . . We currently live in a tent, but when we live in a house, I help the kids bundle up in bibs, coats, and insulated boots, fill their bellies, take them outside with me and lock the door! We work and play outside for 2-3 hours and then we take a lunch break inside. Usually we do it all over again in the afternoon. It's like #forestschool or #farmschool and to some it might seem extreme to lock the door, but I find it necessary for our garden's success. . . If I forget to lock it, they go inside when I'm not looking, climb up on the counters, root through the cabinets, eat whatever they want, and otherwise make a giant mess. I take my gardening seriously and struggle with being interruped by having to go inside and clean up a preventable mess. And honestly, they like being outside this much. The only reason they go inside is in hopes of finding a morsel of chocolate or some other hidden goodie. . . While we're #tentliving my gardening progress is much slower. The kitchen and tent are always open and my #wildkids come and go as they please. It's fine. I can stand to slow things down. I'm being forced to find balance.

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2 weeks ago

I recently came across some information comparing the mineral content in fallen leaves with that of rock dust. If I would've known this I probably wouldn't have purchased azomite rock dust. I made this infographic because I wanted to share what I think is some pretty important and useful information. These numbers are based on lab results from 3 different types of tree leaves on the east coast of the United States, but probably comparable everywhere else. The rock dusts are 2 popular brands, but they were unnamed in the results. In my bio I have linked the PDF of the lab results and a YouTube video someone made going over them that I highly recommend if you would like to know more info about this. I think from here on out I will just use leaf mulch and continue with the hugelkultur style of gardening & trust that nature knows what she is doing. 🍂 . . . #hugelkultur #hugelbed #permaculture #backtoeden #gardening #organicgardening #garden #farmtotable

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2 weeks ago

The rest of the garden is put to bed but this #hugelkultur is still producing the greens. What a pleasant surprise for the food banks this week!

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2 weeks ago

We finished these hugelkulturs in July and decided to plant the rows with nursery plants for seed production. We have them bedded down for winter, with all this rain it won’t be long before they are lush and green with cover crops. We will be planting the tops of the mounds next spring for flower production and moving the seed garden somewhere else. Looks forward to the #terps coming out of these #hugelkultur #cannabis #seeds #dempure #dragonflyearthmedicine #ganjafarm #cannabisbreeding #🦄 #regenerativeagriculture #cannabiscommunity #cannabisculture #legalweed #wegrowtrees #highgrade #topshelf #sungrown #craftcannabis #dakine #💯 #legalweed #thc #cbd #420 #mendocino #emeraldtriangle #caligrown #ganja #ganjalove #heartrockmountainfarm #prideofthelionseeds

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2 weeks ago

After the goat and sheep clean-up crew had a go at the horribly overgrown #hugelkultur beds, I pulled out big weeds and covered all of the rest of them with plastic. I put down some compost and alpaca poo first. This year I don’t have any overwintering brassicas or any psb 😕 We also cleaned out, composted and weed-blocked the #polytunnelofdreams - hoping that this sets me up for next year. I am planning to just grow on one hugelkultur for next year so I can keep on top of the weeding, not get too over worked + it provides all our fruit and veggie needs for us and the cafe. Maybe I’ll do a green cover crop on the other one or leave it covered - any ideas? I reuse the plastic and weedblock each year. . . #growfood #homegrown #organuc #permaculture #vegetablegarden #polytunnel #smallfarm #smallholding #growveggies

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2 weeks ago

Notes from this year’s experiments. Putting the #hugelkultur to rest for the winter, grateful for the garden, for the opportunity to experiment and get to know ecology.

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2 weeks ago

All 5 huegel beds are being put to use by the large volume of rain today. Great to see how the raised bed system is effective in slowing down the water drain off thereby reducing erosion. A newly reinforced swale is redirecting the water off the road. #climatechangeresilience #hugelkultur , #ecovillagelife #swale

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2 weeks ago

Heaviest crop in many years. Converted this tree to #hugelkultur two seasons back! Self sustaining #mycelium based health!

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<< 升級再造 - 廢棄聖誕樹木Hugelkultur 農法工作坊 - 重開啦 !! >> 之前因爲‘山竹’而暫緩的工作坊終於再開啦!今個星期六早上,我地會開始堆肥同修潤一下造形,有興趣的朋友可以直接inbox 我地報名啦:) **費用全免 - 專車接送,快啲報名參加啦!** 工作坊内容 :在戶外實地製作Hugelkutur landscape (包括參與結構及塑形等工作) 日期 : 12月1 號 (星期六) 時間 : 早上 9:00 - 下午1:00 地點 : 大埔汀角路碧瑤園藝苗場 (會安排專車於大埔火車站接送) 對象 : 有志參與環保或農作的設計系學生,退休人士及家庭 名額 : 10-15 名 報名方法 : 請Inbox至Studio OFF Facebook 專頁 備註 : 需戶外體力工作, 參加者請評估身體狀況應付能力。 #開料 #hugelkultur #堆木 #logwall #landscape #seating #design #workshop #工作坊 #園藝 #upcycling #升級再造 #環保 Baguio Green Group 碧瑤綠色集團 #廢棄聖誕樹 #農法 #rustic #garden

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2 weeks ago

Så blev krydderurtebedet på engen endelig færdigt. Efter inspiration fra #sansehavenigedser måtte jeg bare have sådan et bed 💖 I midten en tornefri overhængende rose, som får de fineste bittesmå hyben. Rosen har jeg fået af min kære veninde #kastanje9 - 4 lavendler #lavendula (hjemmelavede), 8 salvier #salviaofficinalis (købt på planteudsalg hos #plantetorvet , 8 oregano #merian (hjemmelavede) og 12 #timian #thymus (hjemmelavede). Jeg tror, det bliver s.... flot til sommer 💖😍😍 #giftfrihave #nopoisoninmygarden #vildmeddetvilde #vildebier #vildmedvilje #vildmedvildebier #madtilvildebier #elskerminhave #hugelbed #hugelkultur

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