Hugelkultur: A different approach to raised beds, mounds

This photo provided by Jon Roberts shows a layer of sticks and branches in a free-standing Hugulkultur bed during its construction. (Jon Roberts/emptyflask via AP)

This combination of images provided by Adrianna Birnbaum show a base layer of logs used in creating a raised Hugulkultur bed, from left, a layer of garden debris and twigs used in creating a raised Hugulkultur bed and a completed raised Hugulkultur bed. (Adrianna Birnbaum/ via AP)

I don’t have a giant property, so I strategize to get the most use of the garden I have, and that includes planting vegetables and herbs in raised beds and containers.