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Raised garden beds

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Good Thing: Raised Bed Vegetable Garden

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Garden Tips for Garden Beds

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Garden Raised Beds

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How to Build a Raised Garden Bed

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Frances Palmer and her husband constructed 18 eight-by-four-foot raised beds. (You can also work on a smaller scale, such as two-by-three-foot beds.) Here’s how to do it (for 1 box):
Materials
  • 3 pieces untreated fir, each 2 inches by 6 inches by 8 feet
  • 3 pieces untreated fir, each 2 inches by 12 inches by 8 feet
  • 10 galvanized truss-mending plates, each 6 inches by 1 inch
  • Drill and deck screws, 1 1/4 inches
  • 8 galvanized L brackets, each 4 by 2 inches
  • 1 roll weed-block fabric, 6 by 50 feet
  • Staple gun
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