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Unread 01-24-2013, 09:44 PM   #22
Al Czervik
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Originally Posted by fnbish View Post
Any of the links here will answer the raised bed benefits. Traditional gardening works too, but for me is was easier than tilling up the yard along with, better drainage and easier weed control.

I grow in raised beds too for the same reasons. Here are some new ones I put in last year that I constructed out of 1"x6"x6' cedar fence boards...

The old ones were finally rotting away after about about 15 years. As you can see in the bottom pic, I irrigate with drip lines from my sprinkler system. If I had to hand water, it would never happen. And yes I know the fence needs to be stained...

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