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This is an herb spiral, in which you plant drought hardy plants at the top and water-thirsty plants at the bottom. By adding wood, it mimics hugelkultur, in which buried wood adds nutrients and reserves water. - Grow Food Not Lawns Facebook page (link goes to "15 Reasons a permaculture herb spiral lets you practice sustainable gardening in urban or country settings" by NaturalNews)
This really works - we did it for our raised beds and regular garden, no weeds for two years!! The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric. (another pinner said)
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