All About Raised-Bed Gardens

All About Raised-Bed Gardens

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A great way to be productive during the time we are all spending at home is to "put in" a garden. Not only is it great exercise, but studies have shown digging in the dirt improves mental and physical well building. And you just cannot beat the taste of fresh picked vegetables straight from your backyard! And raised bed gardens are easy to do and very productive.

From our friends at This Old House. With little more than a few boards, a shovel, and some soil, you can easily create an ideal habitat for growing vegetables.

Of course, you don’t need a raised bed to grow great-tasting produce—most any plot of flat ground that gets full sun will suffice for that. But gardening in a raised bed offers a number of advantages. For one thing, there’s less bending over, so it’s easier on your back. Build the sides high enough and you can even garden while sitting. Raised beds also allow you to start fresh with enriched, uncontaminated soil-; on sloped property, they offer level, easy-to-tend planting areas. And because these beds warm up faster in the spring than those at ground level, you get a head start on the growing season....more: click for details

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Date: March 31, 2020

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