It’s that time of year again. We can finally begin to put away the hat and gloves, and start to enjoy being outside. If you’re a homeowner, or even renter, it’s important not to get too caught up in enjoying the weather before taking the necessary steps to prepare your home for spring, and enable a smooth transition into the coming seasons.
Despite the initial cost and time, learning how to build a raised garden bed can save you time and labor in the long run. A raised garden bed allows you to plan for optimal sun exposure, and to use the most conducive soil type for whatever it is you plan to grow. Raising the soil off from ground level also enables maximum sun exposure and minimal weed growth. It also means less bending and twisting for you while planting and tending to your garden.