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An Ornamental Garden Layout For Vegetables

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An Ornamental Garden Layout For Vegetables

An Ornamental Garden Layout For Vegetables

With the price of food getting higher, many judicious people are considering a home vegetable garden. But with the average size of new yards getting smaller it may seem at first that it will be difficult to squeeze a vegetable patch in. We tend to think that a vegetable garden takes a lot of space and is boring to look at – long rows of vegetables in straight lines with wide weed-attracting paths in between. But planting your vegetables in rows is only one of the many possible vegetable garden layouts...

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Grow Your Vegetables In A Raised Bed

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Grow Your Vegetables In A Raised Bed

Grow Your Vegetables In A Raised Bed

The raised bed is a method of gardening that essentially places your gardening bed above the ground. An boundary is built then placed above the soil. Soil from your garden or commercial gardening soil can added to the enclosure. Add a two inch layer of compost or dried manure to enrich the soil.

A raised bed offers several advantages over conventional gardening. Using a raised bed makes is easier to access and care for your plants. This method provides for more advantageous drainage and also reduces attacks by insect, bacterial and fungal pests. It also helps conserve water and discourages weed growth.

A raised bed c...

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