Hugelkultur

     Hugelkultur is a Central and Eastern European technique which has been used for centuries, and it mimics the nutrient cycling found in natural woodlands.  It can be used in both wet and dry areas, and helps build fertility, retain moisture, as well as improve drainage.

     Here is a website which provides some great info on Hugelkultur, and a link to some excellent videos:

http://permaculturenews.org/2010/08/03/the-art-and-science-of-making-a-hugelkultur-bed-transforming-woody-debris-into-a-garden-resource/

http://youtu.be/Sso4UWObxXg

http://youtu.be/8Zn3-DNWK80