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Making a Garden Bed the No-Dig Easy Way


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, garden, eco-friendly, greenliving, protection )

Cher
- 167 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
By using this sheet-mulching technique to create your garden beds (instead of digging, hoeing, roto-tilling, etc.) you cause no harm to the billions of organisms living in the soil that help your garden to be healthy. And you avoid causing imbalances,



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Frances Darcy (220)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 5:52 am
Thankfully we only have small flower beds
 

Arielle S. (317)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 6:03 am
We have done this and it does work - the dirt underneath becomes soft and full of earthworms. Thanks, Cher!
 

Elizabeth M. (67)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 12:29 pm
This is a great idea!! Thanks for sharing Cher.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 3:16 pm
I have never heard of this-thanks Cher.
 

Amy Belau (0)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 7:07 pm
This so easy & friendly to all the good critters in our soil. Love having fresh veggies too... Yum!
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 8:06 am
Noted, thanks for sharing
 

Sara P. (57)
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 8:45 am
Thanks Cher.
 

Rae Nelson (47)
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 3:03 pm
Noted-very interesting-may have to give this a try this year.
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 5:04 pm
Thank you!
 

Heidi Aubrey (5)
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 9:09 pm
Rototilling would be easier.
 

Fi T. (16)
Thursday April 10, 2014, 5:42 am
For the sake of ourselves and our homeland
 

Panchali Yapa (13)
Thursday April 10, 2014, 7:52 am
Thank you
 

Shawna S. (43)
Thursday April 10, 2014, 8:37 pm
Great article. Thanks!
 

Aaron Bouchard (130)
Friday April 11, 2014, 9:06 am
noted thanks
 

Jaime A. (32)
Friday April 11, 2014, 9:10 am
Thanks.
 

Leanne B. (27)
Friday April 11, 2014, 3:40 pm
Very interesting thank for sharing this.
 

Rhonda B. (98)
Saturday April 12, 2014, 5:38 am
Noted.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Saturday April 12, 2014, 7:34 am
Ty
 

Winn Adams (192)
Saturday April 12, 2014, 12:03 pm
Thanks
 

Hartson Doak (33)
Saturday April 12, 2014, 3:40 pm
When I did this decades ago when I lived back in Maine, I used newsprint instead of the cardboard. I, also, would dig small barrel shaped holes inside my garden. This was where I would bury my organic garbage. When I moved from this home, I had gone from 6" of top soil to 4'.
 
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