See these effective vegetable gardening tips for beginners. The secret to productive garden lies in the outset of several activities. The following 10 tips will help you to create a more productive and less maintenance vegetable garden.
Clover House: Raised Bed Garden (Part 2) This is what I did... *with the landscape fabric underneath.. that way the grass and such couldn't get underneath and run rampid..( Just don't weedwhack it!! LOL)
DIY: Simple Tips for Growing Your Own Vegetable Garden
Plant Spacings - Good color chart on the recommended plant spacings for square foot #gardens. Timothy bought some 1 foot 1/4-inch plywood squares and drilled 2-inch holes in each planting pattern. Makes #garden planting quick and accurate for beginners and kids! Note: pole beans use the center two rows of the 16/foot pattern for 8/foot.
The 576-square-foot plot produces veggies all summer for a family of four, with plenty left over to share. Tidy raised beds and gravel paths make it easy to care for. (Every spring when I am planting-- this is how it looks in my head:) love it!)
Raised Bed Gardening. I love this layout. The stones create a pathway through the garden. Climbing plants can be planted along the trellis. Flowers can be planted along the path. Herbs and veggies can be planted in the raised garden beds, and are protected from little critters eating them before you do!