Planning, Designing and Growing a Vegetable Garden: Excellent, comprehensive article!

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Planning, Designing and Growing a Vegetable Garden

By dave
January 12, 2013

It's that time of year, when freezing temperatures suddenly fade away into our distant memory and we start getting that vegetable garden itch. Let's talk about vegetables - how to grow them and how to design your vegetable gardens.

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Staten Island, NY (Zone 7a)
Cat Lover
Jan 15, 2013 2:34 PM CST
This article was sparking ideas left & right as I read it! Especially learned a lot in the section covering raising vegetable beds to make areas where water can accumulate and will give it a try this spring.

Was wondering if you also use drip irrigation when necessary, and the best way to set it out given the varying heights. Thanks so much!
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Name: Dave Whitinger
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We do use drip irrigation everywhere and I find that the cheap regular soaker hoses work quite well for beds of varying heights. I have been exploring different drip systems, though...

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