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!
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!
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!
EcoBricks are plastic bottles packed tightly with non-recyclable trash. It’s an easy way to sequester plastic and keep it out of the environment. But come see how I use EcoBricks in my raised beds in the garden.
Planting a large galvanized water trough for beautiful edible landscaping around your home looks great! Plus it’s easy and can be done inexpensively too. But how do you plant such a large trough as a raised bed? I’m sharing some tips.