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Robert Kleyn
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Questions regarding a Raised Bed strategy?
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Thoughts on a raised bed. Wanting to put in a new bed, roughly 6'x6' to 6'x8'. Not so big it is hard to reach the middle. We already have a couple of larger ones so it won’t be the first. The wife…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Powell Gammill May 23, 2014.

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Is there a place anybody knows about where one could pick up a bag or two of sawdust to use in growing a barrel of potatoes? Perhaps about 2-4 cubic feet. Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Woody Livingston Apr 14, 2014.

About worms
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Is there any benefit to be had from purchasing worms and adding them to raised beds that have a fair amount of compost in them? If so, what variety would make the most sense to purchase? Would the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Powell Gammill Sep 24, 2013.

Cantaloupes in raised beds
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Our two plants cover 2/3 of a 4X12 box with many parts trailing over the edges. Unfortunately we only have one melon despite an apparently very healthy vine and plenty of flowers. Is it possibly a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by tmbc Jul 15, 2013.


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