Re: [naturalbuilding-4] adobe/cob raised beds

From: Chris M.
Sent on: Thursday, January 10, 2013 10:14 AM
look at the 50 gallon drum and tire planters on the internet. Cob
doesn't take much water to go back to being soil.

On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 10:22 AM, Gabriel Piemonte
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> Hi everyone -
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> As they say on the talk shows, I'm a long time listener and first time
> caller to this list serve. I am interested in doing some natural building
> as part of a couple of projects I am involved in on the South Side.
> Unfortunately, it seems the Natural Builders Group meetings tend to be
> quite a distance from me, so I haven't been able to meet anyone in person,
> but I'm hoping y'all can give me some advice via the group.
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> I am part of a newly established community garden with (surprise,
> surprise) no money and a need to build raised beds because of the quality
> of the soil in the lot we are working in. I was considering proposing
> adobe or cob raised beds, which would also introduce a whole lot of people
> to natural building. Any advice?
>
> Gabriel Piemonte
> The Abundance Project
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