Creating a Productive Food Garden

A permanent plan using raised beds and paths leads to a productive food garden. By developing permanent growing beds, your soil will be able to mature over the years into airy loose soil. Paths, spaced to allow you to move hoses and tools, encourage you to spend more time in your garden, enjoying the fruits of your labor.



A garden that is efficiently laid out and attractive to look at will become a productive food garden that is more fun to work in. It will take a few years to develop a garden as pleasant to work in as this one.
A garden that is efficiently laid out and attractive to look at will become a productive food garden that is more fun to work in. It will take a few years to develop a garden as pleasant to work in as this one.
Illustration by Elayne Sears
These homemade hose guides make it easier to move hoses around in your garden.
These homemade hose guides make it easier to move hoses around in your garden.
Illustration by Elayne Sears
Plan a place to relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor.
Plan a place to relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor.
Illustration by Elayne Sears

















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