raised beds





3/25/2015
My garden started out as just a need for feeding my family in the summer months. Over time, it not only needed to feed my family, but needed protection from various critters—including backyard chickens—that inhabit my yard. Learn how to construct raised beds, install shade cloth and build a fence to protect your plants.
3/17/2015
A good vegetable garden doesn't have to be expensive. Here is a step-by-step description of how one family was able to build a paved, raised vegetable garden for under $200.
11/12/2014
Prepare simple hugelkultur beds utilizing organic materials found onsite. Use fallen trees, branches, pine needles, leaves and other organic material to build raised beds now for planting in the fall.
7/8/2014
Starting a new vegetable garden bed doesn't have to be a long, tedious, back breaking job. There are a few different ways to get the job done quickly and relatively easily!
6/17/2014
This blog post tells you how to set up a drip irrigation system in a raised bed garden.
5/23/2014
A well-thought-out garden design will make your work enjoyable and manageable and will encourage the gardener's presence and attention.
4/7/2014
A mortarless rock-wall raised garden bed is easily constructed with simple tools and adds long-lasting natural beauty.
6/12/2012
Cam is trying to extend his growing season with DIY greenhouse structures.
9/21/2011
How-To Build a Hoop House; a collection of resources for growers.
8/26/2010
The new website offers the home gardener an expanded product selection of useful garden products.
7/10/2010
For anyone who has ever wanted to build a raised garden bed, but didn't have the tools, know-how, time or potentially the space, former teacher Jill Plumb invented the M Brace, an easy, eco way to build raised garden beds without tools.
3/25/2009
Organic gardening expert advises on whether to build raised beds for a new garden.
7/29/2008
This photographic illustration shows how permanent gardens beds are beneficial, and prevent soil compaction.
7/7/2008
Participate in our reader photo contest by showing off pictures of your permanent raised garden beds.




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