raised bed vegetable garden - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by jyemington
January 23, 2010
when Using cement blocks for a border should a plastic liner be put down under the dirt to prevent soil loss or would this prevent good drainage?

Answer from NGA
January 23, 2010


The plastic would inhibit drainage so if you'd like to line the raised bed, use weed blocking fabric. It has tiny holes which will allow drainage but won't allow the soil to leach out of the bed. Look for Weed Block in your local Home Depot garden center. Good luck with your raised bed!

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