raised beds

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 September 21, 2021 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! What’s so great about gardening in raised beds? Better harvests Less weeding Sharp aesthetics Better Control Over…