DIY Raised beds in the vegetable garden – ideas and materials

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Every gardener would like to have a rich harvest and there are many home gardeners who turn to creative DIY raised beds ideas which help them to significantly increase the yield of the garden.

The advantages of DIY raised beds in the vegetable garden

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Experienced gardeners use raised beds for growing vegetables, but also as decorative ornaments. Since you have control over the construction of the DIY raised beds in the vegetable garden, you can determine the design too. One of the greatest advantages of raised beds in the garden is that weeds are much easier to control and you do not have to bend too much while working in the garden.

How to construct DIY raised beds?

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It is not difficult at all. You may follow one of the many tutorials on the internet and follow some simple rules. The raised beds should be at least eight inches deep and filled with rich soil. A good start would be to mix to two-thirds of soil with one third of compost soil. As far as the width of DIY raised beds is concerned, it is preferable to construct them with a width of 1.20 meters, so you can easily work.

 What is the best material for DIY raised beds in the vegetable garden?

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The first and most popular material for DIY Raised beds is lumber. It is easy to use for different constructions and in addition it is a solid and durable material. Cedar or redwood would be an ideal material for your raised beds because they are weather resistant and withstand well against pests.

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Bricks or cement blocks are also a good idea because of their shape. It is very easy to build raised beds with bricks and they are perfect for small gardens. An additional plus is that they have a great visual appeal.

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Metal containers are a cheap option which proves to be quite cost effective. The disadvantage is that they are susceptible to rust and corrosion.

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Other alternatives are sandbags, hay bales, and many other which will help you increase the productivity of your garden.

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