Raised Beds


I cannot stress how important building your organic garden with raised beds can be.

The perfect bed should be 4 feet wide so you can weed and tend to your plants without disturbing your soil. Your length can run as long as you want.  As far as your height I reccomend at least 8 inches.

By eliminating pathways in between your plants you have more room to fit more plants.

Raised beds also give you a deeper root zone so your plants grow healthier and more productive. You can also plant closer together because your roots will grow downward and not all over the place.

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  1. I have raised beds, square foot gardens, that we extended beyond the normal four by four, to about four by six. Since I have a problem getting full sun in my yard the lettuces do best for me. Tomatoes did well too this year…I’m a little surprised, but I grew them up on strings. I think this helped. Keep on gardening. 🙂

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