Yesterday, we put the last of the soil on écovallée’s first outdoor hugelbed…

hugelbed 1

…and added some compost, strawberry plants, and straw, pinned down with some twigs.

hugelbed 2

Her Outdoors tells me not to expect too much from this bed this year. She’s going to fix some nitrogen with peas and that’s about it. It’s a very long-term project. And this post is really so we can look back on it in the future and be amazed. (The future’s like that.)