I love to garden and in Spring TX we can garden all year long. I just had to overhaul my garden as the wood we used had decomposed. We decided to go to a cinder block garden to solve that problem. This post goes through the process of constructing our cinder block garden. It took several months and was quite a bit or work but we won't have to worry about our garden decomposing again.
organizing my garden beds IF YOU HAVE DECIDED TO GET DOWN AND DIRTY NEXT SPRING AND GROW VEGES FALL IS A GREAT TIME TO ACTUALLY BUILD THE RAISED BEDS AND A COMPOST BIN. BEDS PREPARED NOW USING ORGANIC METHODS WILL = NOT MUCH FUSS COME SPRING! BETTER FIRST YEAR CROPS WITH A WELL PREPARED SOIL GIVEN TIME TO SETTLE.
Keyhole Garden Bed Method, a Compost and Garden Bed in One.
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)
Traditional farming uses rows in the ground raised a few inches above grade, with valleys between. This is an excellent, time-tested method for large-scale farming, but for the small-scale homeowner type there are several advantages in using raised beds including smaller space.
I’ve been advocating for growing your own veggies and herb for quite some time, so here’s another great way to do so if you’re keen on the idea. A raised cinder block garden really has so many benefits: the cinder blocks themselves are affordable (about $1 each); you get to start off with...