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When I first moved into my house, I diligently dug flower beds by de-turfing the 20-year-old Zoysia grass and tilling up the red Georgia clay. Then one day I realized I could simply build raised beds, and it cut my bed-creation time in half. I can now build an 8ft by 16ft raised bed in about a day, and here's how I do it:
Name: Mariah McNail
Farmington, MO (Zone 6a)
Nov 2, 2013 2:48 PM CST
|I just started my own 4 x 4 beds (2 of them) and am doing this now. Want to plant them this spring. Inspired by Dave's article and Ruth Stout's work.|
Nov 2, 2013 4:49 PM CST
|Brilliant! Good luck! |
Northwest Georgia Daylily Society
I'm going to retire and live off of my savings. Not sure what I'll do that second week.
My yard marches to the beat of a bohemian drummer...
Nov 2, 2013 4:56 PM CST
In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.....Margaret Atwood