Check this out:
This gardener tried two different methods of burying wood and there was a remarkable difference between them.
Home experimenters = my kind of folks.
This also reminds me: I need to go to the local organic food market and get a couple bags of fava beans from the bulk bins to plant this fall…
Wow… and I thought my horizontal hugelkultur beds were doing well. Can't wait to try this approach.
David, have you experimented with vertical vs horizontal hugelkultur? What'd you find?!
Nothing definite yet. I've done both methods but not scientifically at this point.
We are clearing 6 acres on our organic farm right now in preparation for building 50- 4’x60′ Hugel Swales this Fall. Will keep ya posted on the results…
I’d love to see pictures. That’s fantastic!