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« on: April 27, 2018, 05:43:07 PM »

 Started  to built a vegeteble  garden for my parents , living now in a wine Growing area  in south Germany  

Quite a nice and intense job , working with Daddy   and me only (  so the company s avarage age between the two of us is 85   garden Cheesy )

He is  the expert on vegetables and grew them for over 20 years in Ireland , i am more in the  structural and design department ,  and the machinist...

terasses built with dry  limestone walles 6 mm flat steel  , and galvonized mesh  planted  with perennials  as a vertical wall

Started welding the raised beds  in the greenhouse and    outside  today  garden

Quite nice project   for us



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« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2018, 06:42:33 PM »

That looks like a nice project: do grape vines count as perennials for the walls? Wink
I have recently been introduced to Hugel kultur  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H%C3%BCgelkultur which looks interesting, if only for wildlife when only half-buried.
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« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2018, 07:39:02 PM »

....😇,huegel beeds rule ,  I guess the idea behind it that one beds deep an underfloor heating idea of rotting plant cuttings ....
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