Hugelkulture raised garden bed 2'x13'x25" high, suggestions, pro/con

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    Is a hugelkulture style raised garden bed viable? Suggestions welcomed. Should a perforated pipe for air be installed? Should a similar pipe be installed for water?
     
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    no pipes needed IMO. if you have stuff to bury i put them
    down deep enough to not interfere with the vegetables i'll
    be growing. i don't particularly like raised beds for much of
    anything, but we use some here for the low areas that might
    flash flood.

    every hardscape edge is work. i avoid them as much as i
    can and am glad to reduce the ones i have whenever i can.
     
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    Thanks for replying. Please clarify IMO.
     
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    Hi Mochasmo, the acronym "IMO" is commonly used online meaning "In my opinion"

    Paul Wheaton is a proponent of hugelkultur garden beds and has posted some information here: https://richsoil.com/hugelkultur/
     
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    yes IMO = In My Opinion, sorry, thanks Bill.
     

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