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Tips for Creating Raised Bed Planters

Raised beds can be as simple as mounding up soil into a deep, wide planting area. Here are a few tips on how to garden with them.

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Use galvanized 3-inch screws instead of nails to secure the wood. Screws are forgiving than nails if you make a mistake. To prevent splitting, drill pilot holes first toward the ends of each piece.

Premade kits include connecting joints and hinges to configure your bed shape and height the way you want. These devices make bed setup a snap without any construction.

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