1621 raised vegetable beds Stories
8 Materials for Raised Garden Beds
Get the dirt on classic and new options for raised vegetable and plant beds, to get the most from your year-round garden
"options for raised vegetable and plant beds, to get the most from your year-round garden... allure of raised garden beds is not new, and although they are impressive focal points... aesthetic. Raised beds were initially created to deal with problems like poor or rocky... be that raised beds were constructed primarily from wood — but no more. Today there... over the beds to better protect them. We used landscaping timbers for my raised bed..."
Advice on Canyon Farming From L.A.'s Vegetable Whisperer
See how a screened garden house and raised beds help an edible garden in a Los Angeles canyon thrive
"house and raised beds help an edible garden in a Los Angeles canyon thrive... What: Raised vegetable beds and a garden house Location: Bel Air neighborhood of... as the vegetable whisperer of Los Angeles, creating entrancing and productive edible... grow the vegetables, but how you put everything together is an entirely artistic endeavor... flower beds and vegetables. The raised beds provide good drainage, help steer clear..."
Build a Raised Bed to Elevate Your Garden
A bounty of homegrown vegetables is easier than you think with a DIY raised garden bed to house just the right mix of soils
"homegrown vegetables is easier than you think with a DIY raised garden bed to house just... your own vegetables this coming season, then building a raised garden box is the perfect... option for raised beds is straw bale (aka "hay bale") gardens. You don't need any saw... year's raised bed becomes this year's compost! There are many on-line guides, see... checked out raised beds. Corner posts were 15$ea. I cannot imagine making a garden with..."
Inspiring Raised Beds for Fall and Spring Planting
"Your Next Vegetable Garden Even Better with Beautiful Boxes and Paths... doing a raised bed right out the gate. It's been five years, and we just keep fighting... those raised bed gardens done (along with a shed). So I'm on the hunt for good ideas... pleasures of a vegetable garden. It's a ton of work, but in the end it's the gift that keeps... our old raised bed, taking advantage of the boost in height from the old raised bed..."
Raised Beds Lift Any Garden
From good old-fashioned wood garden boxes to modern metal troughs, raised beds can make any landscape space look great
"troughs, raised beds can make any landscape space look great... your own vegetables. They can be made from various materials and can fit into any landscape... lumber for vegetable raised beds. You don't want your food absorbing the chemicals of... collection of raised beds. I plan to get started on mine as soon as the weather allows.... four-square raised beds - do you happen to know the sizes? Below are more ideas. Happy..."
Dig This Garden Shed Makeover for Less Than $300
"s and raised vegetable beds turn a drab outpost into a colorful charmer... flower bed could be a solution. The beds are lined.... Super Great! Easy steps and... assemble the beds, another day to liner them and another to fill them, so not bad really... line my beds like you did & i wish i would have a shed, LOL..........God bless. Simply... assemble the raised beds," she says. "I was out there in my wellies on Monday morning beginning..."
How to Build a Raised Bed for Your Veggies and Plants
Whether you’re farming your parking strip or beautifying your backyard, a planting box you make yourself can come in mighty handy
"juniper beds in his parking strip farm in Seattle. Though the boxes, built by designer... of our raised bed garden that we started back in 2011. We have six raised beds that... of the raised bed in copper. Three years now slug-free in my four raised beds (Seattle)... concept of raised garden beds. I like the idea of brick raised beds so thanks for the... of the bed. Nice raised bed with ledge large enough to be practical. For two years..."
Shades of Vegetable Gardens: Growing Edibles in Less Sun
"feast of vegetables and herbs under a canopy of shade... it with raised beds of salad greens, herbs and a surprising cornucopia of other edible... plant a vegetable garden in the shade — and Shawna Coronado has the goods to prove... front-yard vegetable garden, she now grows enough organic herbs and veggies to put food... pounds of vegetables to her local food pantry each year! If you want to create positive... share what vegetables are thriving in her shady garden. Is there a shady spot in your..."
Vertical Gardens Raise the Limits for Landscapes
Turn a small garden space into a towering success with an upward-bound collection of edible delights
"icked vegetables and fruit can't be beat. But you may not have room for a traditional... traditional vegetable garden layout, and fruit trees can leave no room, or sunlight, for... a flat vegetable garden can be boring to look at. Espaliering a tree on a fence or... While most vegetables and fruits will welcome that, be careful with some of the cool-weather... end of a vegetable bed are a nice accent for this small vegetable garden, providing..."
Vegetables and Flowers Mix in Beautiful Edible Gardens
"plot for raising plants used for food, medicine, seasoning, scents and more. We no... bunch of raised beds plunked down in the front yard... Watch out for City ordinances... can grow vegetables, berry bushes and trees in the front card with flowers. Thank you... smaller beds & in pots so I have less space to guard from him. Usually sticks struck... flower beds. I also always leave him a bare spot at the end (with a big trellis..."
Cream-of-the-Crop Vegetable Gardens
Both trendy and traditional, these inspired potager designs turn the everyday vegetable garden into art for your landscape
"everyday vegetable garden into art for your landscape... potagers (vegetable gardens) were created to provide manor kitchens with ingredients... add a bed of cabbage or start a rooftop lettuce garden.... Making raised beds taller not only eases back pain, it also helps keep out criters... comment that raised beds keep out woodchucks. I have a nest of babies in my tallest bed... that a vegetable garden can fit into most any type of property. Love it! these gardens..."
Get a Jump on a Cool-Season Vegetable Garden
Late winter is a good time to plan and plant cool-season crops like salad greens, spinach, beets, carrots and peas for spring harvests
"The vegetable garden is in full glory during summer, filled with ripe tomatoes, rapidly... summer vegetables that can threaten to take over your yard and your kitchen. Most... while most vegetables did great in the summer heat, there were those plants that literally... cool-season vegetable garden is filled with plants that prefer the cooler temperatures... cool-season vegetables are the ones you plant early in the year, when you simply can’t..."
Patio of the Week: A Cozy Backyard Escape Warms Seattle Gardeners
Bold hues, a green roof, a functional greenhouse, a fire pit, an arbor and raised beds create a harmonious modern garden
"arbor and raised beds create a harmonious modern garden... while raised vegetable beds provide plenty of fresh produce for the table.... with a vegetable garden, greenhouse and tool shed with a living roof. Located close... just did raised concrete vegetable beds in our western Washington garden as well. We... concrete raised beds and amazing greenhouse. Nice greenhouse, slow clap in building... age, a raised garden bed is seeming like a better idea all the time! ~_^ stunning..."
9 Ways to Change Up Your Vegetable Garden for the Coming Season
"cool-season vegetable plantings, but in addition to testing new crops, consider updating... adding raised beds to my deck remodel so I can start practicing the square foot gardening... using raised beds as well, Fleurdelis? Purple beans (green beans) are my new favorite... loves the raised bed idea, but it is expensive if you "do it right". If you know anybody... build raised beds. That's what I used....... will bear vegetables and fruits and flowers, so you must attend to and nourish the garden..."
Garden BFFs? Why Your Vegetables Are Begging for Companion Plants
Foster friendships among plants for protection from bug baddies, pollination suport and color camaraderie
"garden vegetables eaten away by bugs. What if you could keep those damaging insects... for many vegetables, like cucumbers, melons, squash and tomatoes. You may be surprised... It is a raised bed, and they have to climb up the wood frame. @jahilton - Firstly,... into the vegetable garden beds. My chickens won't eat my snails or slugs. I think opossums... of the raised beds. See www.groworganic.com the online site for Peaceful Valley Farm..."