Mounds of fertility! Hügelkultur beds are a way to utilize the abundant organic matter on our landscapes by creating raised beds of woody debris that gets covered in soil. These raised beds become naturally fertile and moisture holding so that whatever gets planted in them thrives. Come learn this ancient and practical art by building an example bed.
Please bring your Photo ID for check-in. Printing your ticket ahead of time is not necessary.
Dress for the weather. Garden gloves recommended if desired.
Directions from Frederick:
Take the exit onto I-70 W (10.8 mi)
Take exit 42 to merge onto MD-17 N (0.2 mi)
Merge onto MD-17 N (0.7 mi)
Turn right to stay on MD-17 N (0.4 mi)
Turn right onto US-40 E (0.4 mi)
If you passed Thunderhill Farm on your left, turn around.
Turn left at the stop sign towards 40 East (0.4mi.)
Landmark: you will see a sign for Middle Creek on your right.
Drive about a quarter mile further. (0.4mi.)
Turn left when you see will see a mailbox labeled 10017 Dennison
Drive down the gravel lane (0.1mi)
Keep straight when you see the fork in the road(0.1mi)
Your destination is a white farmhouse with a wrap around porch. We will meet out front
Park in front of the wood pile or the chicken coop.
Note: Parking space is limited.
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10017 Baltimore National Pike
Myersville, MD 21773