Back to Eden Garden Method Experiment

Ever since I saw the Back to Eden Gardening film, I knew I had to use that method in my container garden some how. After watching a ton of videos on YouTube of people doing the Back to Eden Garden Method on a decently large-scale. I had to think out of the box find a spot and just do it. So I did. I already had a spot prepared for a watermelon plant but the watermelon had issues.

So in phase one I laid down newspaper then poured the compost on top.

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And then I placed the mulch on top.

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Watered it so it all could settle.

One small section set up in under an hour and it felt good

I still had more ground to cover and needed at least another heaping of mulch to put on top of the first section I did earlier in the week. So I went to Lowes and acquired what I needed to finish the Back to Eden garden bed. I repeated everything again. This time though I spread Jobe’s Organic Blood Meal on top of the compost in the new section and then on top of the mulch in the first section. After that I laid another thick layer of mulch on top the first section and then placed a ton of mulch on the second section and watered it all again so it could settle very nicely.

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What you see in the pictures above is what the bed looked like now, now that it is completed. Nothing is planted in it yet.  I am going to let it do its thing and then by the end of the month something is going to go in it not sure what just yet.

Happy Gardening Everyone!

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