Raised Vegetable Garden Beds – When a new orchard is built, the drainage of the plants is one of the most important considerations to take into account, both from the site and through the soil. A raised bed is one that is above ground level and keeps plants in any puddle. The raised garden also, if possible, provide the right soil mix for free drainage to plant roots. The simplest – and least permanent – way to create an elevated garden is to build the soil with a healthy dose of marl and compost.
Clear a site where you will have at least 10 square feet or more of planting space in the spring, after all the frost elevators. Use a garden fork to deliver the best 10 to 12 inches of dirt on your site. Pull rocks and weeds, and break up lumps of earth. Add 3 inches of garden loam to increase drainage and 5 inches of organic fertilizer for drainage and moisture retention.
Frame the vegetable garden with railway sleepers, stones or woods from the farmyard landscape the announcement of the soil preventing it from spreading out in the rain or wind. Add starter fertilizer at 2 inches off the ground when planting your vegetables. Summer vegetable plant in the spring, including tomatoes, peppers, corn, cucumbers, beans, pumpkins, and aubergines.