Our Hugel-Kultur Experiment

Hugel-Kultur is a German gardening system where wood is buried under a garden to provide a reservoir of water and minerals for the garden.

Since we have been thinning our forest we had the perfect opportunity to try this out.

Sam Hohmann, our excavator dude, had the equipment to dig a nice big hole and place some of our unsalable white-fir logs into the ground for us.

It will take several years before the fruits of this effort will show.

Here are some shots of this exciting project at Lifewater Ranch:

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About sanfords

Ex Microsoft Dev for 20 years. Currently retired at my ranch in Idaho near Kooskia. I like coaching Chess for kids so let me know if you are interested in those services.
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