The depth of your raised bed depends on what you want to grow and what is underneath. If you already have decent garden soil, you can get away with a shallower bed, say 5-6 inches deep, since larger crops like tomatoes will send roots into the ground below. The same is true of root crops [...]
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February 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Container gardening, DIY Projects & Tool Talk, Food Gardening, organic gardening, Raised beds, Soil, Vegetable Gardening
November 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Container gardening, DIY Projects & Tool Talk, Food Gardening, organic gardening, Product reviews, Raised beds, Vegetable Gardening
I was a confirmed in-the-ground veggie gardener until last season. That was when I decided to trial several types of commercially-produced raised beds. My goodness, what a difference they made to both the beauty of my garden and my harvest! In no particular order, I’m going to tell you about the products of five different [...]