Raised Bed Gardening: I Graduated from Containers This Year

tomato plants and oregano in the garden

tomato plants and oregano in the garden

fresh basil container garden
fresh basil container garden

I’ve finally done it. I graduated from doing herbs and things on the deck to a raised bed. Yes, I still have containers on the deck, but I’m also taking advantage of having a raised bed. Let’s hope I get to eat more from it than the rabbit I see so often! If you have any garden tips, please leave them!

I have a couple of articles about my sister’s square foot garden (will need her to consult next year). We celebrated in getting in the ground and really celebrated the first fresh, homegrown tomatoes. I sure am looking forward to that! Maybe this year she will even give me some more worm dirt! I already know that next year I will plan ahead and get seed started, etc…. also thinking I’ve got a lot of wasted space so if anyone has ides on things I should add this late, please shout!

raised bed garden

raised bed garden

JZ guarding the curly parsley

JZ guarding the curly parsley

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I'm Janice & this blog is about my passions -- photography, travel, agriculture & whatever else comes to mind. Putting all those things together is intriguing to me…. I can spend a lot of time soaking it up! It's almost always a colorful adventure!

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13 Responses to Raised Bed Gardening: I Graduated from Containers This Year

  1. Annie Haven | Authentic Haven Brand June 6, 2012 at 9:19 pm #

    Love to see your garden how fun is this going to be <|;-)

    • Janice Person June 7, 2012 at 9:07 am #

      Its going to be great fun and a good bit of work too!

  2. Nicole June 7, 2012 at 11:12 pm #

    Beautiful work! You really have a passion for Gardening! 🙂

    • Janice Person June 8, 2012 at 12:32 am #

      Thanks! I am at least trying!

  3. Jan June 8, 2012 at 7:39 am #

    The harder thing is not putting too much in! It looks like a lot of room when plants are small, but when they grow it’s not so much! Looks great! Compost pile is good too if you have one started – an old garbage can will work if neighbors might complain about a pallet bin. Looks awesome!

    • Janice Person June 8, 2012 at 5:22 pm #

      Thanks Jan! I have been thinking about a compost pile but haven’t had time to read up on the hows, etc…. so for now, I don’t have one. Maybe later this summer I can get one started.

      • Jan June 9, 2012 at 1:37 pm #

        I can help with that. 🙂

      • Janice Person June 9, 2012 at 11:38 pm #

        That works!

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