Blog post by Tina Winterlik © 2012
Check out this brilliant idea. We live in a big apartment complex and the other day I was wondering how we could be more sustainable and use all the garbage for composting. This is a super cool idea.
I found this video on this other website along with helpful step by step photos. http://www.valhalla-project.com/2012/01/from-africa-to-valhalla-keyhole-garden.html
What is a Keyhole Garden
From "Deb Tolman"
The Keyhole Garden is a waist-high raised garden bed, circular in shape with a slice cut out of the circle to gain entry to a circular basket located in the center. The basket serves to efficiently water and fertilize the plants in the garden – water-rich, compostable waste is placed in the basket, allowing nutrients and moisture to flow out to the roots of the plants. This garden allows the conservation-minded gardener to recycle, compost, and grow a surprisingly large quantity of local produce in one six foot circular bed. And Dr. Deb adds, “you’ll never have to bend over while gardening again!”
Here's a great Facebook page on Keyhole Gardens