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Gardening by Osmosis

 

Last updated 5/19/2022 at 1:41pm



There is much talk among Spokane County gardeners about raised beds. I’m not referring to the bunk beds your kids and grand kids jumped from but the intentionally framed structures surrounding an ample amount of soil. However, the recycled kid’s bed is a possibility for very short or very tall gardeners.

The whole idea of raised beds is to eliminate a degree of back and knee pain. Also, the elevated growing surface is usually a happy place for plants. At my house, where rocks and clay seem to be the prominent feature in my soil, raised beds are vital.

Materials for framing are endless;...



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