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Lasagna gardening experiment

Garden bed construction is complete. A final load of manure was used to fill in the angled end pieces of the garden beds. However this manure was fresh…actually straight from the horse stalls into my truck! 82 more words


Mushrooms and the Food Garden

Spotting these mushrooms on top of a pile of decomposing horse manure this morning reminded me to encourage everyone to read Paul Stamets’s book Mycelium Running if they haven’t already read it. 134 more words

Vegetable Gardening

Recipe for a Sheet Mulch Garden!

We here with Yarducopia normally build 100 sf sheet mulch (or ‘Lasagna’) style gardens for our participants.  Sometimes we do other things, and sometimes our builds don’t exactly follow this recipe, but sheet mulching is one of the best ways to turn old lawn into a new, productive garden quickly.   580 more words

Cardboard at the Farm...Zero Waste Super Soil

People see me coming and going with lots and lots of cardboard.  I get more than a few questions as to why.  These videos should sort out my no-till methodology.


Lasagna Gardening

Lasagna gardening (also called sheet mulching) is a method of making soil and compost by building up layers of organic materials. It is often used for turning a grassy or weedy area into a nutrient rich garden space. 897 more words

Organic Waste & Composting

Wanna Go To Bed With Me? Instant Permaculture Beds, Sheet Mulching And Lasagna Gardens

Geoff Lawton does sexy stuff with soil and his Instant permaculture raised bed might just be the fix I need for my raised bed that is being overrun with the less than glorious Morning Glory. 805 more words


High on Hugelkultur

Spring fever has hit us. It is unusually warm right now in southwestern Minnesota. Temperatures this week have risen to the 70s and with this gorgeous sunshine, it is easy to believe that we could be finished with winter–that Waziya has now left.   681 more words