Archive : Raised garden beds

Jul 20 2011 by in Barbie's garden, Design, Do it yourself, Gardening, Miscellaneous, | 20 comments

back-breaking back garden project

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I have finally completed the hard landscaping of my back garden. It has been a gruelling weekend with great weather to help me complete the job! I don’t know where the energy came from, but I was literally in the back garden from sun up to sun down. I think the photos say it all! I was constantly being “assessed” by the chicken brigade! But I did get the final nod by [...]

Jul 11 2011 by in Barbie's garden, Design, Do it yourself, Gardening, Miscellaneous, | 9 comments

Finished the bed building

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It has been back-breaking business, but I have finally finished building the raised beds for the back garden this weekend. The chickens enjoyed the company and the new play area! I have filled the first bed with all the good and rich organic material. I have a friend that has horses and had straw bales for me! It is out-of-season, so they were more pricey than normal. But they are the best [...]

Jul 01 2011 by in Barbie's garden, Do it yourself, Gardening, | 25 comments

Building my raised bed garden

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I finally had a burst of energy this week and a bee in my bonnet to get my back garden started. It looks like we will not start with the backyard fencing until next year, so my interest turned to the designing of my back garden raised bed area. I had all my measurements  and my wooden slat sizes sketched out and I went to the Pole Yard to buy my 16 [...]