Starting a Raised Garden Bed

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Starting your own organic garden may seem overwhelming. Gardening takes time and effort, but if you want to start a raised garden bed there are many ways that you can start the process to ensure that your organic raised garden bed will be successful.

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  • Starting a Raised Garden Bed

    Starting your own organic garden may seem

    overwhelming. Gardening takes time and effort, but if

    you want to start a raised garden bed there are many

    ways that you can start the process to ensure that your

    organic raised garden bed will be successful.

    Planning Out Your Garden

    As you are getting ready to start a garden, you will want

    to adjust your schedule to find the necessary time for

    working on the garden. When you make time each day

    to work on your garden, you will be able to make a lot

    of progress with your garden.

    Planning out your garden to ensure you are planting the right plants for your area is going to be

    very important. Finding out what plants thrive in the area that you live will make a difference in

    the success rate of the plants that you are planting.

    Finding out which plants should be planted in your garden and when the plants should be planted

    in your garden is necessary. If you do not know what should be planted in your area, do not be

    afraid to talk with some gardeners in your community.

    You may even be able to take a gardening class at a local community college. When you take a

    gardening class, you can be sure that you are able to learn what thrives in your area and what

    seasons and times are the best for planting your plants.

    Location and Mapping

    The location of your garden will also make a difference in the

    success of your garden. Make sure that you have the right amount

    of sunlight, the right amount of drainage and you should also be

    sure that you know that there is water close that you are going to

    be able to access.

    After you have found the location for your garden, you will want

    to map out the garden. When you are mapping out the garden, you

    can be sure that you are giving each plant enough space to grow

    and flourish.

    Drawing out the garden and diagramming which plants will go

    where is a great way to ensure everything you want to plant is

  • going to fit. As you are planting you will want to check with the diagram that you have already

    drawn out.

    Sticking to the diagram that you have drawn out will ensure that you do not run into any

    unexpected problems. As you are planting, it may be beneficial for you to lightly draw out the

    different areas of your garden while you are getting ready to plant.

    Digging and Get Started

    Finally, as you are digging your holes you do not want the holes to be super neat and smooth.

    Make the holes messy, this way, you can be sure that the roots are able to start growing and

    spreading throughout your garden.

    Gardening in a raised garden bed is a great way to start your garden. If you are low on space, a

    raised garden bed can enable you to garden and provide you with the space that you need for a

    successful and fruitful garden.

    Photo Credit: Ecstaticist, Lorenzoclick