[permaculture] hugelkultur

wmthake assocbabel at lavabit.com
Mon Jan 16 16:28:49 EST 2012

A quest to save the world by getting this message to 50 million people.

This is one point in six in dramatically making the world a better  
place for everybody.

Hugelkultur is a type of raised gardening bed that has wood in it.    
And yet, this simple thing can save the world.

-  reduce global warming by sequestering tons of carbon in your back  
-  reduce world hunger, and better feed your family?
-  reduce overconsumption of water by eliminating garden irrigation
-  reduce consumption ($$) of hoses, sprinklers and fertilizers
-  gardening becomes dramatically easier:  fewer trips to the grocery  

Using hugelkultur, gardens have thrived in deserts without  a drop if  
irrigation or fertilizer.   Any gardener can make one and eliminate  
the chore, the hoses, the cost of the water, not to mention just  
living lighter on the planet while making it far easier to provide  
food.  And can this help to solve world hunger?

This practice can sequester carbon right in your own back yard.    
Dramatically lower your carbon footprint, and reduce carbon in the  
atmosphere while getting a huge use from it.

Perfect for places where trees have been downed by storms.

A use for branches, twigs and trees without having to haul them to the  


It has been suggested that I send this out and ask people to forward  
it on.  And reforward.  And reforward.  The idea is that with enough  
forwarding, this will reach millions of people (including Kevin  
Bacon :)   The world is struggling due to a lack of knowledge about  
simple solutions.  This is one tidbit.  If you believe that this  
tidbit of knowledge can, indeed, make the world a better place if  
EVERYBODY knew it, please forward this message.

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