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'Back to Eden' gardening methods

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I just watched this film and am very intrigued.  I'm considering trying the wood chip method they recommend.  Does anyone here garden with their methods?  What have you done and what results have you had?  Any trouble finding the wood chips they describe (including the green leaves)?  Where did you find your source?

 

I have a VERY small space--what I affectionately call my "micro-garden."  Plants are strategically placed and are closer than what is usually recommended, but they are healthy and yield is good.  Would this method work well with such a small space and plants in tight proximity?

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I don't have any info but I am sure someone does. I am bumping your post. Good luck!

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I put heavy bark mulch in one part of my yard, and the crab grass just grew right up through it.  Then I put down landscape fabric with mulch over the top of it to kill the grass in another part of the yard, and that has been perfect.  Not a weed or blade of grass in sight.  If you don't need to kill grass, mulching is great for a garden.  But if you are starting with lawn, you will have to either dig up the turf and cultivate, or do it the easy way and use landscape fabric. 

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I haven't started it yet, but I don't see why it wouldn't work in a small space. He based this off of naturally occuring growth in forests where there are no rows or square foots or whatnot.

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I saw the videos of this method as well.... I'm curious to try the chicken manure he recommends, but have no local source available.
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