Revisiting the Community Garden

There is nothing more beautiful than a cordwood wall. Add the benefits of being green, its low material cost, its simple construction method, and it becomes an even more attractive building option. Cordwood construction is sometimes also called “stackwood construction.” A cordwood building consists of short, round pieces of wood (think firewood) held together with mortar. Several years ago, my family was involved in starting a Community Garden in our city. We wanted to grow our own vegetables and be …

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