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.