Raised garden beds today is very popular to choose. It is able to make garden more beautiful and well organized. In addition, this also will support your gardening activity. The raised garden bed is many used for vegetable planting, so your vegetables plants can grow well in your garden. If you still don’t have any raised bed, of course you want to build in your garden and you want to know on how to build the raised garden bed at the right way, so it can provide great result. Actually choosing raised garden bed is the most appropriated choice if you want to plant a new garden because it is easy and fast to get started.
Raised bed is also providing some advantages for a smaller garden. In addition, if you want to plant organically and the soil was contaminated, this method still allow you to grow organically you want. The following is some tips on how to make a raised garden bed.
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First, you can determine about the most appropriate location to build raised garden beds. It is very important because since the raised garden bed is built, you will be very difficult to move it, and it also will waste your time to move. You need to take a spot that have sunlight at least a half-day if you choose sun-loving plant. After that, you can lay weed barrier fabric down into location that you have chosen. You can use fabric pins to protect it for the ground. It will help you to limit weeding considerably for the first year. You have to ensure that you choose woven fabric not black plastic because woven fabric will ensure for proper drainage. The next step is cutting your lumber. You can cut about 8-foot piece of the lumber in half. Then, you can use two more of 8-foot pieces for 8- of 4-foot raised bed.
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Attach you end by purchasing ready-made raised garden bed ends. Choose the bed ends that featured with a post, which is stick into the ground, and galvanized angle brackets. Alternatively, you just simply to screw the ends with galvanized decking screw. Use the bracket, which is made by the manufacturer if you use plastic lumber for your raised garden. Then, place the assembled 8-by4-foot beds on the top of the pre-pinned fabric. After that, anchor the raised bed frame to ground just with placing the garden stakes in around of the outside. You can choose longer fence stakes if you want to add fencing to make deer away from your raised garden beds, and don’t forget to attach the deer fencing to your stakes. After all the material and your raised garden well prepared, you can start to add soil, peat moss, and the most important is compost. It will makes fertile land so your plants will well growth. To get soil you need, you can purchase the top soil or garden soil, even a mixture of each certain material on what you are growing. Finally, you can start to plant your garden with any plants you want.