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Our favorite articles on growing a raised-bed garden posted on TexasHomesteader.com

How & Why To Use Raised Beds In Your Garden. Make It Easy On Yourself!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Garden layouts are all different to suit each gardener. Some plant only in-ground, some use raised beds. Others plant in pots or containers. It’s all up to you!

I’m sharing some benefits of planting in raised beds as well as different things I use as raised beds and tips for planting them too! 

Vegetable garden planted in metal raised beds, galvanized cattle trough, black plastic cattle tubs. #TexasHomesteader

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April Vegetable Garden Update: New Raised Bed, Late Start, Seeds etc.

By Texas Homesteader ~ 

Between family illness, weather woes & garden changes I’ve gotten off to a slow start in the garden this season. But there are some very exciting gardening things I’ve enjoyed as well.

Let’s stroll through my NE Texas Homestead garden and see what’s going on…

My zone 8 vegetable garden is off to a slow start, and some plants succumbed to the February winter storm. But there are many successes as well. Come see! #TexasHomesteader

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Where I Found The Best Raised Garden Bed – Make Gardening FUN Again!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

The benefits of raised garden beds are many. The increased height makes it easier to harvest from your garden. And it’s easier to keep garden soil uncompacted & well balanced. Better soils make for a better harvest!

Building a better raised bed - Hopkins Hidden Homestead. #TexasHomesteader

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How To Make Your Own Fertile Soil Yourself For Garden Beds

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

You can make your own garden soil using natural methods such as Hügelkultur or lasagna sheet mulching styles. There are many benefits such as significantly reduced costs, easier maintenance, increased soil fertility & drought resistance. Don’t worry, it’s EASY! 

Make your own garden soil hugelkultur sheet mulching raised beds eco friendly #TexasHomesteader

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5 Frugal Things – Raised-Bed Gardening Edition

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Spring is on the way, y’all! And I’m sure I’m not the only one getting antsy to get in the garden, am I?? LOL.

But as you know, much must still be done before that time comes. There are still lots of preparations to be made first. So this week’s 5 Frugal Things is aaaaaall about saving money with the garden. Come see 5 things I’ve done this week to save some cold, hard cash!

5 Frugal Things - GARDENING EDITION! Come see what I did this week to save money. This week I'm talking all about saving money on gardening. Come see! #TexasHomesteader

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