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Raised Beds…

It’s the time of year to start thinking about building a raised veggie/flower bed. Aside from the rewarding feeling you get when you eat your very own, home-grown salads, there are just SO many great benefits to the raised bed:

-improves drainage
-you control the type of soil that you use
-soil warms up faster in the spring which can give you an earlier harvest
-soil is less compacted
-no back-breaking bending to tend to your crops
-can be a better use of space in your garden
-gives your garden a clean and tidy look
-enhances your garden by adding structure
-can be of any height to suit your needs
-easy to trellis

 

Here are a couple of our very own examples:

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