Build your own herb spiral itself
Do you know what actually is a cabbage worm? Supposedly, the Japanese philosophy, to observe nature, is to understand it and to work for us. The invention brings together three different climatic zones within a small area. You are next to each other in a single, one meter high construction that stands on an area of 3 square meters.
These are the usual mass, though others are possible. Some people find it beautiful, when their bed is greater. There are examples where it is more than 2 1/2 meters high.
The construction will side with stone walled and filled with compost, sand and stone. They form overlapping layers. The bed is spirally tapers upward.
Predetermine the rules of Kräuterspirele
Due to their design, the spiral allows the making of plants with different character.
Usually, there is also a small pond at the base of the spiral. It provides firstly for more moisture and also gives an aesthetically pleasing appearance to the small plant.
A herb spiral saves space, has a commercial and looks to fantastic
Find the right place for the cabbage worm
The most appropriate place for a cabbage worm is on a sunny spot in the garden. It is ideally located close to the kitchen. The reasons for this are two. Firstly, the spiral is an aesthetically pleasing construction, which is very much like noticed out the window. In addition you can care for most plants used in cooking or baking and used in the cabbage worm.
And the garden design is up to you
Spiral can be interpreted in different ways
It is so practical, when this spiral within reach. You quickly reach the desired herbs.
A mix of brick and stone carries the charm of handmade
Learn about the properties of garden plants in advance
Special features of the various zones
Most of the time, the spiral-shaped bed has four zones. The so-called Mediterranean region is at the top. It is very dry and gets plenty of sunlight. The material for this layer is sandy. There you can make grow indeed tropical or Mediterranean herbs.
The section which follows in horizontal line down, is the so-called middle zone. It is very dry as well as the very top. However, it is also shade.
The below following zone is assigned to the plant moisture-loving. At this level, it is also shade and you’ll find much substrate and compost.
Stylishly through the light dark contrast
Preplan everything in detail
A further, still moist zone is located at the bottom in the construction of the spiral.
This is the so-called pond. There, you can insert some plants that live in the water.
Some people without this part. The reason would be that in the summer the standing water brings some risks. These are for example more mosquitoes and other insects. Our advice, however, is that you will not refrain because the pond can be both aesthetically and practically very irritating.
Label for better orientation
In the height of summer, you will experience the splendour of your cabbage worm
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Your garden planning might look something like
The meaning of warmth and sunshine for the herb spiral
At the end we would take on the importance of Sun and heat for the good development of the herb spiral. The most appropriate orientation for this is to the South. So you get the best results.
Place your herb bed be sure South aligned, so that the top part of which goes in this direction all the time.
Choose a suitable place for the cabbage worm in your garden
Place a great value on aesthetics
The garden spiral can be decorated after
Carefully select the plants for the Kräuterbeetsehr. Many, but not all plants are suitable for the herb spiral. Which are suitable and information to which zone they belong to, in detail on the Internet or in the shop. Of course you can get interesting literature on the subject. It is definitely worth to gather more knowledge about it.
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