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How to Build a Raised Vegetable Bed

Are you having trouble growing your favorite vegetables due to poorly draining soil? Follow these easy step-by-step instructions to building your own raised veggie bed.

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Materials

  • 4 1x12 boards
  • 4x4 posts
  • wood screws
  • nails
  • topsoil
  • plants
  • water
  • mulch
  • stakes
  • soil amendments

Tools

  • post hole digger
  • drill
  • hammer
  • shovel
  • spading fork
  • spade
  • hard rake
  • trowel
  • garden hose

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