Organic Gardening the Easy Way, Part II: Raised Beds

| 7/25/2017 2:53:00 PM

Tags: gardening the easy way, raised beds, treated lumber, minimize weeding, Carole Coates, North Carolina,

In Part I of my easy organic gardening series, I wrote about growing vertically. Today I extol the virtues of raised bed gardening. It may seem an obvious choice to many Mother Earth News readers, but as I drive along country roads, I still see in-ground gardens all around. Clearly, not everyone has jumped on the raised-bed bandwagon.


Gardening in raised beds is easy and shows your garden to best advantage.

Why Garden with Raised Beds?

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No way to garden!

It makes me cringe a little every time I see my neighbors tilling up their gardening space. Growing in raised beds is so easy I can’t imagine going back to the old way. But even if ease isn’t a concern for you, there are many other reasons to transition to raised beds. Here are 10 quick ones:

8/5/2017 12:58:45 PM

I am sharing my experience, We have vegetables and food from the market is not 100% organic food, it is missed with poison liquid as you know the people spray the plants to grow the vegetables and fruits faster, My lab professor referred a guide it helps me to plant and prepare a good organic food for healthy life. Check the guide here >>( ) <<. Now my family my relations are using this technique to get quality vegetables and fruits. All the best

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