Sat, 20 Aug|
Maara Kai Community Gardens
Creating a Hugelkultur Garden
Time & Location
20 Aug 2022, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Maara Kai Community Gardens, 12 Puckey Avenue, Kaitaia 0410, New Zealand
About the event
In this hands on workshop we will learn to design and implement this Regenerative Agriculture Practice.
Hügelkultur (German pronunciation: [ˈhyːɡl̩kʊlˌtuːɐ̯]) is an agricultural technique where a mound constructed from decaying wood debris and other compostable biomass plant materials is later (or immediately) planted as a raised bed.
Benefits of Hugelkultur: -Great alternative to burn piles -Great for use in areas with poor soil -Retains moisture like a sponge reducing watering needs -Soil Warms up quicker in spring -Sequesters Carbon