Raised beds take very little space, and can be built right over a concrete patio. Drainage in a raised bed is superior to that in an in-ground garden bed. A 12"-deep bed provides ample room for most vegetable roots. The soil in raised beds warms up more quickly in spring so planting can be done earlier.
Soil for Raised Garden Beds. Fill the beds with a mix of topsoil, compost, and other organic material, such as manure, to give your plants a nutrient-rich environment (see recipes below). Note that the soil in a raised bed will dry out more quickly.
Pick a spot for your garden bed. Keep in mind many types of plants â€” such as vegetables â€” need plenty of sun. Watch our Gardening Basics Video â€” How .
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Use these easy instructions to create raised garden beds in your own yard.. Growing organic vegetables means you can enjoy healthy, tasty food fresh from .