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Making Raised Beds on a Farm Scale

I don’t live on a mountainside, but my town isn’t called one of the “Hilltowns” for nothing, and Sepp Holzer’s permaculture designs, set in a cold, steep place with stripped soil (my soil was literally stripped when the farm was a sod farm in the 1980s) comes closer to what my farm requires than almost…

Sheet Mulching

Kate at “Living the Frugal Life” has a great post on the merits and techniques of sheet mulching in the garden. Since this has been the key to soil improvement (and we have dreadful soil) in our garden, I wanted to highlight it. Significant soil improvement is one of them. This isn’t exactly surprising; it’s…