How To Make A Raised Garden Bed Cheap
Every time i open a plant catalog or see a television commercial for sale priced 99 raised garden bed kits i cringe.
How to make a raised garden bed cheap. Raised beds are a convenient way to make the most out of your garden. Heres how to build cheap raised garden beds with cedar or concrete as well as what to plant in them. I hope to find one today so that i can make my familys dreams come true this christmas. With good drainage protection from weeds and many pests plus well aerated soil perfectly blended to encourage growth raised beds are a great choice for those with limited space soil or sunlight restrictions or just an appreciation for higher yields from less effort.
I found cinder blocks a stack of pallets a pile of bricks a pile of downed trees and piles and piles of trimmed branches. Theyre made of reclaimed redwood painstakingly planed smooth skillfully fitted and joined. In a park near my home are the most beautiful raised garden beds ever. As you can see this really is no science but rather just use of some common sense.
Youll have your best garden ever if you create permanent garden beds whether theyre raised beds at ground level framed or unframed. I am building a garden for my family this christmas your blog helped me to discover the small raised bed kits. Raised garden beds make gardening easier and more efficient hence more and more people want to have these kinds of gardens. The first thing i did was take a walk around the farm to see what i could find to use.
How to build a cheap raised garden bed april 30 2013 by samuel alexander filed under land plant systems urban projects ive been advancing my guerilla gardening efforts recently with a significant new raised bed now beautifying my nature strip as seen in the picture at right. Raised garden beds also act as a great barrier for garden pests and insects. I am really excited this going to be so much fun.