My upper garden is almost completely in the shade. The side garden has hardpan about 6″ down. Concrete like hardpan! I am a 73 years old woman with arthritis. … Continue reading
The side garden has a serious hardpan problem. There is maybe 6- 8 inches of soil and then concrete like clay. I mean not even with a pick axe does this open up. And I think it goes to China! … Continue reading
Gotta have plans! Since I took the Permaculture Design Course – I am brimming with plans. Lots of moving of dirt plans! Here are some others. Plant Perennial and reseeding vegtables. Build more Huglekultures – self feeding, selfwatering beds that … Continue reading
I decided to have a “5 in 1 Pear tree” cut down. It only made Keiffer pears and I don’t like them. It was on one side of the upper garden. And there was a Popular tree over on the … Continue reading
Huglekultur – used for centuries in Eastern Europe and Germany. The translation in German is roughly “mound culture”. It is a gardening and farming technique that uses woody debris – fallen branches and logs as a resource.