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Building a Raised Bed Vegetable Garden


Part 2: A Beginner's First Year of Vegetable Gardening

A plan turned into reality by constructing a raised bed vegetable garden.
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Planning the Vegetable Garden


Part 1: A Beginner's First Year of Vegetable Gardening

It all started in the fall of 2017 with a plan.
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A Beginner's First Year of Vegetable Gardening



I've wandered into new territory by attempting to grow food plants. While confident about ornamental plant gardening, I can't say the same for this project as it is my first serious attempt to grow vegetables. So I'll take you through my experience this first year, the successes and failures, and hopefully provide you with some useful information for your vegetable growing endeavors.

For reference, I reside in a mid-atlantic state, zone 7A

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