Planting on raised garden beds brings many benefits compared to planting on the ground. But the most crucial one is you can grow a garden even in a contamined soil area.Also, if you have back problems, raised beds can be the perfect solution.But there’s one disadvantage: you have to build the bed before you can start your garden. While garden bed is a simple construction, it’s still an extra work.
Need a raised garden bed but not into full-on DIY projects? Then you’ll love this little video guide. I look at how simple it is to put together a raised garden bed that comes in a box!
Raised garden beds boost vegetables above potentially waterlogged grounds. Not every gardener deals with a high water table, but there are other good reasons to plant in raised beds.
- They are easier to keep free of encroaching grass than ground-level beds.
- Elevated soil warms earlier in spring and drains more quickly after a rain.
- Soil doesn’t become compacted because you don’t step on the growing area.
- Raised beds offer easier access for planting, thinning, weeding, and harvest.