Making a Raised Garden Bed is simple. Here, some Plans for Building a Raised Garden Bed you should follow. The important thing you should have is Raised bed. To make it, first, visualize and then design the shape of your raised bed. You only build an open-topped and open-bottomed box, and you can do it in any shape that you want. The raised bed can be built by cement or wood. The broad depends by each gardener wants, but commonly it is 4 x 4 foot raised bed because smaller are the beds and the soil will richer. Second, Draw your planned bed, measure your available garden space, and add the measurements onto your drawing. Here you should determine how much material you will need to build the bed. Third, decide which materials to use. You can choose one of lumber, plastic, synthetic wood, railroad ties, bricks, rocks, or cement. However, using wood is generally the easiest and the most chosen one.
Our Plans for Building a Raised Garden Bed followed by selecting a location with plenty of sun where you can have access on both sides. Mark the area you want to have your garden bed, and dig up the sod. Do not dig too deep, but just enough to remove the sod. Check the ground with the level to make sure the base is even. Next, lay the landscaping fabric down and cut to fit then set the raised bed in its designated area and make sure it is level. Then, add your dirt or compost soil. For one 4 x 4-foot raised bed, you can mix 2 bags (2-cubic-feet each) top soil, 1 pail (3-cubic-feet) peat moss, 1 bag (2 to 3-cubic feet) compost or composted cow manure, 2-inch layer of shredded leaves or grass clipping.
If you finished those steps; make a raised bed, selecting and positioning the raised bed in the chosen location, and adding the soil, the last Plans for Building a Raised Garden Bed is plating seeds. You can mix any kinds of plants, flower, vegetables, or others in your raised bed, but do not forget to give space so it will grow well.
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