“A quick video on the steps involved in constructing a no dig garden bed. You do not have to follow the video specifically, you can use different materials – just follow the general pattern of construction.
Visit the Permaculture in New Zealand web site if you wish to further discuss this or other techniques for a resilient future.”
No dig potatoes
Owen: This is a good method for growing food on poor soil. This is basically how we’re starting to grow vegetables in our forest garden – making raised beds on top of compacted subsoil. We used a 2″ layer of rice hulls instead of newspaper or cardboard to block the grass and it’s working fine so far.