It’s time to think about raised beds. More specifically, hugelkultur beds.
No dig gardening is a great way to cut down on weeds, watering, and enrich your soil and it even takes less effort than conventional double digging or tilling. Laying down a thick mulch suppresses weeds and holds in moisture, and the materials break down in place, feeding the plants for you. You can start […]
Growing a garden in raised beds has many benefits but can sometimes be a little costly depending on what you build them out of. If your all about being frugal and using what you have or what you can get cheap or free for your homestead projects, pallets seem to be one of those things […]
We built four raised beds from reclaimed wood for our garden. We specifically address factors to consider when choosing materials for organic vegetable gardening.
Are you using a raised garden bed system in your gardens? Raised garden bed benefits are many, and they are perfect for new gardeners as well as veterans. A raised garden is quite possibly the easiest way to garden; just build, fill and plant! My garden is a raised garden bed farm with a few […]
Learn how to build free raised beds using cord wood. Softwood logs are not suitable for using in indoor wood stoves due to creosote buildup issues. Unless you have an external boiler or a portable sawmill, one of the best uses for them is in raised beds. Cord wood raised beds are free to build […]