Shirley Bovshow explains how easy and affordable it is to start your garden right now with a raised bed garden.
There are three different types:
A raised bed garden is great for lawns that have tough soil. Instead of breaking your back fixing it every day get raised bed frame.
- 4X4 Redwood Planter, $130 at Garden Centers. Place your soil inside, a blend50% potting, 30$ compost, 20 % topsoil to help the soil stay perky and not deflate.
Put this on a palette, fill it with soil. It fits 100 gallons and allows you to start planting for under $25.
- 100 Gallon Dirt Pot, $25 – 30, made from recycled materials.
POP UP / PORTABLE BED:
A pop up or portable bed is a great option under $25 that allows you to easily plant an herb garden. You can also place plants closer in good soil within the bed. Make sure to place it on a sturdy table.
- Portable Fabric Vegetable Garden, approx. $23