For those of you who have been with me since the beginning, you have already seen me attempt 2 summer gardens. This year, I thought I would make a quick video showing how to start a raised bed garden, using what I’ve learned from the last two years.
It started when I was up at my buddy Ben’s place (may know him from his posts or videos on Financial Survivalist), and he offered me some free dirt. Not just any dirt–Mel’s Mix.
1. Get Some Quality Soil. Step #1 is to get some good soil that you can grow in. For those of you who may not be familiar with “Mel’s Mix” soil, it’s a 3-part mixture of vermiculite, compost and peat moss, specifically designed to maximize (more…)