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Raised Garden Bed vs. In Ground Garden
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Raised Garden Bed vs. In Ground Garden

First-time gardeners must decide: “should I plant in a raised garden bed or in the ground?” Certainly, it’s not always an either/or decision. While I’ve always used a combination of both for many reasons, Jill Winger of the Prairie Homestead converted her in-ground garden to a garden comprised entirely of raised beds. Though a devastating…

How to Build a Diy Raised Garden Bed from a Wood Fence
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How to Build a Diy Raised Garden Bed from a Wood Fence

If you’re looking for a cheap way to build a DIY raised garden bed and you have access to discarded wood fence, I’ll help you learn how to make one (or three) in just a few hours. Don’t worry; you don’t have to be a handyman (or woman). You just need a few tools and…

7 Common Mistakes in Raised Bed Gardening
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7 Common Mistakes in Raised Bed Gardening

Updated August 21, 2019 Many beginning gardeners plan to grow their vegetables in raised beds — and for good reason! Those of us who have been raised bed gardening for years testify to how much we enjoy it! Better harvests, less weeding, sharp aesthetics — what’s not to love? But as in any venture, there…