How do I prepare an area for a raised bed garden?

Answer Raised-bed gardening can not only help plants, by permitting greater depth of soil improvement, better drainage and warmer soil, but it can also help gardeners, by making maintenance easier and imp... Read More »

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How to Prepare a Raised Bed Garden?

Preparing a raised garden bed is similar to preparing an in ground bed. The difference is that the former is set up above the ground. Although you rarely have to dig the ground out before setting u... Read More »

How deep should a raised bed garden be?

The depth of a raised bed garden depends on the crops the gardener wants to grow. Most plants need 6 to 12 inches to properly form roots. Root crops, like carrots and potatoes, need 18 to 24 inches... Read More »

How to Plan a Raised-Bed Garden?

Not everyone has a lot of yard space or soil good enough to start a successful garden. The elderly and handicapped may also have difficulty getting to ground level to check on their plants. Raised ... Read More »

What is the definition of a raised garden bed?

Raised garden beds are garden beds or plots that are raised from the ground by means of a containment system such as a wooden frame. They are popular gardening devices or designs that simplify many... Read More »