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Using Olive Wood for Hugelkultur


Joined: Jan 31, 2011
Posts: 4
Hi Guys,

Has anyone used olive wood for making hugelkultur beds? If so do you have any results to report?


Joined: Aug 10, 2011
Posts: 3
I was searching for the same thing, and found this:
http://wellheeledhills.wordpress.com/2011/03/23/hugelkultur-beds-part-i/ ;
Sam White

Joined: Mar 08, 2011
Posts: 217
Location: Caerphilly, Wales, UK
I think most kinds of wood can be used in Hugel beds. If the wood inhibits growth in other plants I believe that it's best to let the wood rot for a little before using it in beds.

"A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in."

Joined: Aug 21, 2011
Posts: 79
olive wood is one of highest quality woods, its used for fancy furniture, flooor making and tool handles. if you have a lot of good olive wood mabe better idea is to sell it or use it for carpentry, and make raised beds with something else
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