Raised bed construction and rotational grazing Part 1

Yesterday Neil (who is helping with the back yard project) and I started building the the first of five beds. The plan is to have 5 raised beds (each 6m x 1.5m) that have vegetables grown in them. Only 4 will be growing food, while the fifth will house the chickens.When a bed is harvested the chickens (and their portable hoop house) will move on to the newly empty bed which they will clean up and fertilise. Neil took home a lovely basket of freshly picked veg and herbs in return for his hard work.

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Posted on February 28, 2011, in Garden design, SPIN farming. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Dear Daniel,
    I love it… maybe this would work for my old driveway. What do you think? Just need to fence along the boundary line for trellising and keeping cats out… and of course the beds are enclosed?.
    Wonderful work.
    Bring on the landsharing and Community Assisted Agriculture… I say!
    Loving kindness

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