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Posts tagged elevated raised bed

From the Reviews: VegTrug Keeps Crops Out of Backyard Floods


We recently received this photo of our VegTrugĀ® Patio Garden with a review from “Retired and loving it,” Columbus, GA. “I bought the first one last year to plant butter beans and save my back when picking. My back yard literally has a river run through it during heavy rains, so I bought two more […]

Crop Rotation in a Compact Garden? How?


We get this question a lot: “This year, I grew a bunch of eggplants, eight tomatoes, and several chile pepper plants in my elevated raised beds, Terrazza planters and a 3×6 raised bed. I have read that next year, I should not plant any of these in the same place as I did this year. […]

DIY: Old Iron Bed Becomes New Raised Bed


Gardener Robyn Lindberg shared these photos on our Facebook wall. She tells the story of her “veggie bed.” My husband brought the iron bed home after he helped a friend clean out a house. It was very rusty, so I cleaned it up and painted it. I was going to plant perennials inside it but […]

New Cold Frame Yields Early Harvests

Cold Frame

Back in late April, I planted seeds in a 4′ x 4′ Elevated Grow Shelter. In mid-June, it’s just bursting with life. I love all the different textures and shades of green in such a compact space. Using seeds shared by co-worker Leslie Ward, I planted many early season crops, including Red Cardinal spinach, Wildfire […]

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