Many lessons learned with this one. At least the bed now has worms!
I’ve been growing ginger & turmeric in zone 7b for a few years. It’s quite simple and I suspect they can be grown much further north.
After getting my hands down into the soil of my swales, I’m totally sold as to their effectiveness.
Just a quick example of how I prepare my irrigation system for winter. And I’m now learning how to use iMovie since YouTube removed the stabilization and video combining features.
Can swales or water catchments replace the need for irrigation?
Why & how I decided to redo the irrigation in one of my beds.
More examples of how irrigation can be installed, along with a few more pointers.