It’s spring and that means it’s time to get our hands dirty in the garden.
With that being said, today I’d like to discuss some pros and cons of a common gardening option: raised beds.
One benefit of raised garden beds is simply that they’re nice to look at. Beyond that, raised beds also keep animals from getting to your garden.
They also allow you to plant earlier, since the loose soil you fill the bed with will be warmer than the ground itself.
Now, let’s take a look at some of the downsides.
First, they’re pricey. You’re going to have to invest in the bed, the materials, soil, and fertilizer to get started. Raised beds also aren’t as sustainable as simply planting your garden in the ground.
Ultimately, the decision as to whether a raised bed is right for you depends on your preferences and circumstances. And if you’re unsure, my friends over at Grogg’s Green Barn can help you decide what gardening solutions may work best for you.
As always, if you have any other questions for me or would like more information, feel free to give me a call or send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you soon.