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Old September 24, 2016   #16
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I haven't tried raised beds, but I bet it would be less work. Lets us know how it works out for you!
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Old October 3, 2016   #17
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Default Some Pics of the Transformation

He I am container less. Raised beds with a few containers left to add to the raised beds for soil.

All beds are Western red cedar.
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Old October 10, 2016   #18
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Those are nice. I built some similar, but redwood over soil, and then the LIVING redwoods got them. Since they were built from redwood, I guess I had that coming.
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Default Writing a Tutorial on Riased Bedds

About to launch on a project to write on raised beads, hope you find it useful.
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Old January 10, 2017   #20
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then the LIVING redwoods got them.
What do you mean?


whoose, looking forward to reading what you write.
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Old January 27, 2017   #21
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Those are nice. I built some similar, but redwood over soil, and then the LIVING redwoods got them. Since they were built from redwood, I guess I had that coming.
Yes, could you explain this?
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Old January 30, 2017   #22
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Default Building Rasied Beds

I am going to write an article on how to build raised bed based on my experience.
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Old January 30, 2017   #23
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If it works for you, absolutely, go for it.
We have grown all our toms (about 70 varieties within a few years) in containers, and in good years, many have been loaded with fruit. Even in not so good years, the amounts have been considerate - and the taste, yum! I cannot imagine what the results would be in an open field or raised bed, as it simply isn't an option for us.
I just get tired when people try to tell that 'growing in a container can never be as good as in the ground'... Based on what I have read here (and elsewhere), growing in the ground is NOT a guarantee for success. There are no automatic guarantees in gardening.
So glad for the different methods for different situations
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Old February 2, 2017   #24
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Just Posted discussion on how to build a raised bed with low tunnel on the General Discussion page.
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