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Try These Raised Garden Bed Ideas
Raised garden beds offer several practical benefits, including the ability to more easily control soil composition and easier access to your plants. But raised beds can be as stylish as they are functional. The only real rule in gardening with raised beds is to use your imagination to create raised beds that complement your landscape. You can buy raised bed kits ready for easy assembly or build DIY raised beds that cost little money.
The above example of a raised bed potager, or kitchen garden, showcases the orderly, formal design these beds can bring to a setting. Simple wood frames constructed from rot-resistant lumber provide years of growing success. Raised beds lend themselves to intensive gardening techniques, such as interplanting, succession planting and square-foot gardening. Continue to see more raised garden bed ideas.