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Old 07-07-2017, 11:02 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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I read quite a few pages but didn't see anything about what you guys use to raise the bed. Do you get railroad ties, cement blocks, regular wood, etc.? I will be moving into my own house in October and one of my future projects will be having a compost barrel and a small raised garden for tomatoes, cucumbers, green beans and I'm not sure yet what else. Maybe watermelon.
There are many things you can use. We use what would be similar to railroad ties, other people use cement blocks and still some which will be me, next year use raised containers They are a bit on the expensive side but are about 36 inches in height so bending is almost non existent. My daughter uses them now due to her bad knees and back. Watermelon might be a little harder to grow, but you can always try.
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Old 03-04-2018, 02:58 PM
 
Location: Upstate, NY
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Default Planting cold weather crop soon

Hi, gardeners,
Here in Upstate, NY I am getting ready to plant my cold weather veggies: lettuce, spinach, and radish. It will be almost three months before I plant tomatoes and peppers!
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Old 03-04-2018, 03:17 PM
 
Location: LI,NY zone 7a
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Hi, gardeners,
Here in Upstate, NY I am getting ready to plant my cold weather veggies: lettuce, spinach, and radish. It will be almost three months before I plant tomatoes and peppers!
Cool! Just remember it didn't happen without pictures. ;-)
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