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Raised Garden Beds<br />
Why a Raised Bed?<br /><ul><li>Ease of use
Aesthetically pleasing
Easier to weed
Intensive planting
Best to use in Urban settings
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Raised Garden Beds
C.G. Arnold

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