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Making a raised garden bed requires rot-resistant lumber like cedar, good soil, compost, a lever, rake and desired plants. Select and determine the shape and size of the garden, prep the site, construct the bed, fill in ... More »

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Cedar is a good choice for building a raised garden bed. Natural oils in the wood make it rot resistant, and a cedar bed may last up to 15 years. Cedar usually costs about twice as much as pine, but it will last up to th... More »

Find a location with good drainage, determine the size and choose the edge material to design a raised garden bed. Sketch a design of the raised bed before breaking ground. More »

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Some tips for planting vegetables include placing the garden in a sunny location, starting the seedlings early inside, adding compost to the soil a few week in advance of planting, and applying a layer of mulch around th... More »

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To build a raised garden bed, choose the location, map out the garden, tend the soil, make the beds and fill the beds with soil. You need a level, compost, manure, newspaper, topsoil, 2-by-6 wood, a shovel and galvanized... More »

To prepare a flower bed in a garden, clear the bed, test the soil, add organic matter and turn up the soil. Apply fertilizer to the bed before planting. More »

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A wood-constructed raised garden box is a relatively easy project for do-it-yourselfers with experience using a drill. Circular saw skill is optional because most home improvement and lumberyards can cut wood to size. More »

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