“Video showing the building of a composting raised bed in the south of France (hugelkultur raised bed or gardening mound) with retaining walls, wood at the bottom, RCW (Ramial Chipped Wood) and mulch on top. Raised bed intended for growing vegetables in 2014. 12m² built in limited space…”
“How to make raised beds out of free wood pallets. Important note: If you aren’t using a perforated liner, or something that allows water to drain, you’ll need to, carefully, put holes in your plastic after stapling it to your pallets.”
Keyhole vegetable gardens are:
– raised garden bed for the smaller types of vegetable plants.
“A major issue in sustaining vegetable production is maintaining high soil quality in the face of common practices that work against it. Vegetable growing often involves intensive tillage, cultivation, exposure of almost-bare soil to the sun and rain for long periods, and heavy traffic from people and equipment. All of these practices tend to destroy soil organic matter and soil structure while increasing soil compaction.
Many gardeners are familiar with Mel Bartholomew’s Square Foot Gardening system: raised garden beds of any size divided into square foot (300mm) grids. It’s a very popular gardening system and he has sold over one million books. With this method you can grow five times more plants in a given space with less maintenance. You’ll … Read more