The Ancaster Horticultural Society meets on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017. A coffee/tea social begins at 7:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 8:00 p.m. The Society welcomes freelance writer, editor & digital consultant Tara Nolan. Tara is also co-founder of the popular gardening website Savvy Gardening and her topic is: “Gardening in the Future with Raised Beds”.
The Flamborough Horticultural Society will be meeting on November 16th at 7:30 p.m. Tara Nolan will be speaking on ‘Why Raised Beds Rule’. This talk will address all those benefits and provide some inspiration for building your own raised bed.
In her new book “Raised Bed Revolution” Tara Nolan explains the basics and benefits of gardening with raised beds. Enter the draw to win a copy.
The summer issue of Garden Making, No. 26, is full of great do-it-yourself ideas for garden projects including rain gardens, cutting gardens, raised beds.
When building a raised garden bed, you can use almost any material — straw bales, rocks, concrete, logs. A popular choice is lumber.
Raised beds for gardening — beds with soil higher than the surrounding area — are a popular way to corral the chaos in vegetable or cutting gardens.