Raised bed gardening

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I live in zone 8, in WA and decided to use raised beds as my soil was very clay heavy and full of rocks.

I am a first time gardener and spent many hours and days of research about growing and planting a variety of vegetables as well as flowers. I then checked the soil in the 2 beds already set up here. It was extremely leaning to the clay side with so many little rocks.

I found this wood frame in the backyard, I cleared a spot with the most sun and placed it there. I used some pallets on the ends for my vining plants. I had some extra space so I took some old pallet boards and made a few more rows. I filled it with good soil mix and mixed in some Osmocote as well. I will be planting in it soon, we have had much colder weather here so I killed the few plants I have tried to put out there due to cold nights
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Photo of punk_rock_gardernerI am 38, mother of 3 grown children so decided to take up gardening for the first time. I am an overachiever so hoping it goes well.

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Comments and discussion:
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Nice job ! by tathomas310 Jun 24, 2017 12:16 PM 0
Garden Gangs by Buzzbea424 Jun 20, 2017 9:31 AM 0
Reuse by Seedfork Jun 19, 2017 2:45 PM 0
It looks great, Good Job! by frostweed Jun 19, 2017 9:25 AM 0
What a great idea! by joannakat Jun 19, 2017 5:39 AM 1

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