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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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To build a raised garden bed, prepare the ground, build the box, level the box, and plant flowers or vegetables. Finishing the raised garden bed with an irrigation system is optional. More »

Tools for building a raised garden bed include a circular saw, level, wheelbarrow, cold chisel, hoe, square, drill, caulk gun and hacksaw. The project also requires pressure-treated or rot-resistant wood and galvanized o... 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 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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To eradicate toadstools from your lawn, remove dead vegetation, rake up and bag the toadstools, till the soil, apply nitrogen-rich fertilizer, and monitor the lawn for new toadstools. The supplies you need are a rake, ga... More »

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Some gardening projects appropriate for kids include collecting and identifying leaves for a scrapbook, planting seeds in the shape of the child's initial, making and maintaining a compost bin, gathering and drying seeds... More »

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