raised beds

  1. J

    My raised bed adventure - Hugelkultur inspired

    With the arrival of my 2nd child last Tuesday, I've got some time to get some jobs ticked off. I needed to repair a cracked pipe and put in a retaining wall to stop my yard flooding during the heavy winter rains but my local council won't let me put it close enough to the fence without approval...
  2. Lucas

    First of the 3 Re purposed water tank beds almost done

    The first of 3 beds made from a reclaimed water tank is almost ready I’ve filled it with spent hay, mushroom compost and composted green waste, which I sieved the component out of it that had turned to soil Green waste mulch was gotten from the next councils tip and has been sitting there 12-18...
  3. Universalpuzzle

    Question Potager garden ideas

    For those who don’t know what a Potager Garden is.... “A potager is a French term for an ornamental vegetable or kitchen garden. The historical design precedent is from the Gardens of the French Renaissance and Baroque Garden à la française eras. Often flowers (edible and non-edible) and herbs...
  4. D

    Clay Soil...

    Hello Mark and Everyone! I started watching your videos to gain more information about container gardens and raised bed gardening. I live in Charlotte, NC USA and our soil is a hard red clay and while it will grow trees, fruit and other varieties. our vegetable crops suffer from the poor soil...
  5. Mark

    Is woodchip good or bad for a vegetable garden bed?

    Up until now, I have never used woodchip as mulch in my vegetable garden beds because I have always heard woodchip can deplete the soil of nutrients (particularly nitrogen) and that's not a good thing when growing a food garden. However, something deep down in my instinctive gut kept nagging...
  6. Mark

    Nice rustic looking raised garden bed

    This is a nice rustic looking raised garden bed for a fair price considering some similar sized colorbond or galvanised beds on the market. It's just a pity it's only avail in Victoria! :( Rustic Gardens Raised Garden Beds I suppose it wouldn't be too hard for a person to make their own...
  7. Mark

    Where can I get Hexies Raised Garden Beds?

    I received this question via email today and thought I would post the answer here in case others wanted to know. The video in the question is below and in this video I repot an avocado tree into a small raised garden bed to help prevent root rot fungus/disease the person is asking the question...