Raised Bed Revolution

Raised Bed Revolution

Build It, Fill It, Plant It ... Garden Anywhere!

Book - 2016
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Raised bed gardening is the fastest-growing garden strategy today, and Raised Bed Revolution is its ultimate guidebook. The book includes information about size requirements for constructing raised beds, height suggestions, types of materials you can use, and creative tips for fitting the maximum garden capacity into small spaces--including vertical gardening.

Enhanced with gorgeous photography, this book covers subjects such as growing-medium options, rooftop gardening, cost-effective gardening solutions, planting tips, watering strategies (automatic water drip systems and hand watering), and more. The process of creating and building raised beds is a cinch, too, thanks to the extensive gallery of design ideas and step-by-step projects.

This gardening strategy is taking serious root. Why? Several reasons:

- Raised beds allow gardeners to practice space efficiency as well as accessibility (the beds can be customized to be any height).

- Raised beds permit gardeners to use their own soil, and they can be designed with wheels for easy portability if partial sunlight is a problem.

- Water conservation is easier for gardeners who use raised beds.

- Pest control is assisted because most garden pests can't make the leap up into the raised bed. For yards that struggle with drainage, raised bed gardening offers a no-brainer solution. Raised beds simply create a more interesting yard!

Find out more about why everyone is joining the raised bed revolution. You can roll up your sleeves and join it, too!

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Cool Springs Press, 2016.
ISBN: 9781591866503
Branch Call Number: 635.962 Nol
Characteristics: 272 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm

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AL_MARLA Jul 03, 2017

This book gives many innovative ideas for raised beds in every imaginable situation. The options include traditional in-ground beds, on pavement and on rooftops. Great step-by-step plans are included. Great ideas, great information!

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