Category Archive: Garden Beds

Jun 28

A Permaculture Swale Bed And Setting It Up

If your land has some hilly areas you can set up a garden swale bed to use the slope of hills as an aid to using the rainwater for the garden bed. The swale is build along the base of the raised area and is a dug out completely level bed that is then filled …

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Jun 22

How To Install Raised Bed Garden Watering Irrigation

This step by step tutorial of how to install raised bed garden watering irrigation system will help lighten your workload in the garden. An irrigation system must have all of the following sections 1. Head Assembly 2. Supply Line Connection to the Beds 3. Drip Supply Lines For the head, you’ll need a Y adapter, …

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Jun 22

Global Bucket Gardening With 80 Percent Less Water

This container gardening method is an awesome way to garden on apartment balconies or patios and is a good way to grow some produce in a drought because the container is self wicking and uses 80% less water than conventional gardening and all of the water goes to growing the plant in the container so …

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Jun 05

Build Raised Gardening Beds from Salvaged Wood Pallets

This step by step tutorial of how to build raised gardening beds from salvaged wood pallets is a great way to bring down the cost of building supplies for this do it yourself project. Raised garden beds have loose fertile soil, warmer soil which extends your growing season, good drainage, weed control and just easier …

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Jun 04

Spring Carrots How To

If you have ever tried to grow carrots in the spring you may have run into some of the problems in this article. I know I usually plant mine in spring and I get about a fourth of the seeds to actually make a carrot. This article from Grow A Good Life has information that …

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May 27

4 X 4 Raised Garden Bed With Benches

        In just a few hours you can build this 4 x 4 raised garden bed with benches that is perfect for older or less able gardeners. It is 18 inches high which means you don’t have to stoop down as far and with the benches on each side you can sit to weed and …

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