The Benefits of a Raised Garden Bed

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					The Benefits of a Raised Garden Bed
When you decide that you want to plant a garden, you will have a lot of decisions to make.
Some people choose to garden in the ground while other people prefer to make or purchased
raised garden beds that they can use to plant and cultivate the garden they have planted.

First, you should be sure that you know the benefits of a raised garden bed before you decide that
you are going to build one. Building one may take a lot of time and you want to make sure that
you know the reason why you are building one before you start building it.

Loose Soil
One of the biggest recognized benefits that come from using
a raised garden bed is the reduction of soil compaction.
When you are gardening in a raised garden bed you have to
understand that you are going to be stepping in the garden
on a consistent basis to deal with the plants.

While you are working on gardening in a raised garden bed,
you will not be stepping on the soil throughout the time that
you are gardening. You will be able to garden in soil that is
not compacted but will stay loose so you are more easily
able to work in the soil.

When you create a garden with raised garden beds, you should design it to allow yourself to stay
on a path throughout the time that you are gardening. With the right design you will be able to
ensure that your garden never has to be walked through.

If you are not going to have to step through your garden, you will also be able to place your
plants a little closer to one another. This means that you are going to have more room in your
garden and you will increase the productivity per square foot of your garden.

Less Weeding
As the plants continue to mature, you will not have to weed as much as you would have if the
pants were spaced out. Although you will be able to fit more plants, you will also need to be sure
                                                 that you do not crowd your plants when you are
                                                 planting them.

                                                 When you are drawing out your plans for your
                                                 raised garden beds, you should understand how
                                                 you are going to make enough space for the
                                                 plants that you want to plant. This means you
                                                 should know what plants you want to grow and
                                                 how much space they each take up.
While you draw up your garden you will be able to minimize the confusion you have or the
problems you run into while you are planting. If it is well calculated you can ensure that the
process goes smoothly and you are able to get your gardens planted successfully.

Finally, be sure that your garden bed has been built with the proper tools and in the right space.
Putting up the raised garden bed should be done by the plan to ensure that everything in the
garden will fit properly.

				
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