Vegetable Gardening Raised Bed Versus Traditional Gardening

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  • Vegetable Gardening Raised Bed Versus Traditional Gardening
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  • Raised Garden Bed Pros and Cons How to Build it Planting Guides Maintenance
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  • Benefits Improve soil quality (Ettinger). Reduce weed control Earlier and longer planting season Cater soil type for specific plants. Appearances Formal style
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  • Drawbacks Soil amendments Time and cost Increased watering Limited size
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  • Supplies Cedar or Redwood Height 1-2 feet Length 6-8 feet Max Width 4 feet 4 Metal Joist Hangers 4 teco Nails Mesh Weed Preventer
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  • Instructions Location! Location! Prep the Area Level the Ground Assemble Wood Level the Box Layer Mesh Add Soil!
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  • Plant Layout
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  • Maintenance Weed and till soil Test PH levels Fertilize Mulch Leave the roots Add compost Cover with leaves