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Mulch Path Magic

The right paths can reduce mud, but they can also retain water. They make access to your growing areas much more enjoyable. What I did was dug 24″ deep trenches about 24″ across the top on contour with double reach beds in between, then filled those trenches with shredded wood chips.
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Even the Foot Paths Work Here

In the permaculture demonstration garden, there are trenched foot paths filled with wood chip mulch. These paths serve as an example of both materials management and how everything in permaculture serves a purpose.  Here’s an outline of what these paths do in the demonstration garden. Continue reading