An easy way to grow crops is in beds, where the gardener can focus on improving the soil, removing weeds and planting dense blocks of vegetables in a manageable, defined area.
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Specially constructed brick beds are ideal for tiny gardens because they look decorative, and even very narrow beds can still support useful crops of herbs, salad leaves and, where the soil is deep enough, as it is here, parsnips.
Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening
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