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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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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 »

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Build a raised vegetable garden by cutting four sturdy stakes and hammering them into the ground at each of the bed's four corners, forming the sides by bolting long boards to the corner stakes, and then placing addition... More »

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