Category: Techniques

Styles of gardening

Container Gardening vs Raised Beds: The Scoop

raised bed vs container gardening

Are you trying to decide between these popular methods of gardening? Raised beds and container gardens are my two favorite gardening methods. I utilize both, and they’re tops for people who have the two-fold problem of limited space and dysfunctional soil. Sometime around 2015 or so (I think…) I started to experiment with growing plants […]

Soil Amendments for Raised Beds

The dirt! What are soil amendments and why are they important for raised beds? Last year, even though we got a fair crop yield, we felt that the soil as it was newer and hadn’t “aged” yet, was limited in fertility. Soil fertility is very important – it’s a measurement of how nutrient dense overall […]