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  • Weigh in on my kitchen garden expansion delimma?

    3 posts, 3 voices, 837 views, started Sep 20, 2008

    Posted on Saturday, September 20, 2008 by Ginag

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    • Amethyst
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      Hi Ladies - I was hoping to get some help making a decision on my kitchen garden expansion.  If you have time to take a look and tell me what you think I’d really appreciate it.

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          Tuliplady wrote Oct 2, 2008
        • I see this was started 12 days ago, so I imagine you’ve got your garlic planted already.  If I was doing your grden, I’d just add more raised beds as you need them.  And yes, I’d do square ones because you’ve got a whole square thing going on, might as well stick with it, make a theme out of it.  Fence, no.  Looks like your yard is already enclosed by a fence?  More fencing would just be overkill.

          Remember a garden is always, always a work in progress.  If you don’t like what you did this year, change it next year.  Regret is too much emotion to waste on something as trivial as the location of a raised bed.  Relax.  Go with the flow, that’s what gardening is about.



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          Lisab41 wrote Oct 2, 2008
        • I am agreeing with Tuliplady, more beds and square. I would add slowly-just the beds you feel you can handle at once and not gung ho. Even when thinking resale-more grass is not always better. It consumes time (mowing) and money (water). Water is such a precious resource it is better to use it for something useful such as veggies. You can use a drip hose for veggies and takes much less water than grass. I have quit a bit of beds and it does not take much time to weed because I plant intense and so do not get as many weeds!



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