Kelly Reilly from bhg said that Planning a raised bed garden always starts with so much promise. These elevated growing spaces offer several benefits over in-ground gardens, such as easier accessibility, more control over soil composition, improved drainage, and warmer soil temperatures that allow for earlier planting and faster growing.
So you eagerly draw up plans for expansive raised beds filled with fresh veggies your children will eat right from the vine, plus bold blooms you can snip for your vases. But in your enthusiasm, it’s easy to make a few common raised bed mistakes that can derail your efforts. Here’s what to avoid doing so you can garden smarter, not harder.