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Raised garden beds power point (2) Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Raised Garden Beds
  • 2. Why a Raised Bed?
    • Ease of use
    • 3. Aesthetically pleasing
    • 4. Easier to weed
    • 5. Intensive planting
    • 6. Best to use in Urban settings
    • 7. Good for people with limited amount of space
  • Basics of Making a Raised Bed
    How-to’s
    After Frame is Built
    Layer
    Cardboard
    Pea gravel
    Wood chips
  • 8. Soil
    Compost
    Worm castings
    Organic soil
    Coir
    Vermiculite
  • 9. Planting!
    Using a raised bed allows you plant a lot of plants in a small area
    Intensive Planting
    Companion Planting
    Succession Planting
    Extending the Growing season by building a hoophouse over the raised bed
  • 10. Harvesting!
    Amazing amount of produce from a small area
    Use of succession planting increases harvest