Saturday, April 24, 2010

Building Raised Planting Beds

A couple of weeks ago, I went to Bustan’s and bought a grow light and starter flats to start the Tomato, Eggplant, Basil and Pepper seedlings. Carefully following the instructions that came with my seeds, I planted up the vegetables that would need a head start. Since that time the plants have really taken off. Here they are:

















Our backyard is actually too small and too shady to grow vegetables, so we’re actually planting the garden a few doors down, in my brother’s backyard. We spent a weekend building raised beds out of cedar. Here’s how they came together. Now we just need a delivery of 2 yards of triple mix and some consistently warm weather to start planting.

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