A Back Yard Farm

Build the Benefits of a Raised Bed

by jennifer.

Gardening is one of the fastest-growing hobbies around, and chances are, you or someone you know is interested in raised bed gardening. www.custommade.com has created an infographic entitled “Build the Benefits of a Raised Bed”, giving you all of tips, tricks, and things you need in order to get your hands dirty building a raised bed garden. Amazingly, almost anything can be grown in a raised bed. From vegetables and fruits, to perennials and trees. There’s just a few important things to keep in mind. First, choose a raised bed size that can easily be reached from either side. Once you have a size in mind, choose a medium to build you bed with. There are plenty of materials to choose from, and this infographic outlines which ones work – and which ones don’t. From proper orientation to proper soil mix, this infographic covers it all. You can start with a simple topsoil mix, and add in organic compost, peat moss, or decomposed manure. Once your bed is completed, keeping it maintained is simple – even in winter. Fertilize, till, and cover. Be sure to share this infographic with green-thumbed friends, or like and comment on this infographic from www.custommade.com, entitled “Build the Benefits of a Raised Bed”.