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Raised Bed Gardening

I am getting ready to try a new experiment with gardening.  Because the soil in my backyard is quite rocky, I am going to try some raised beds.  What I intend to do is get some of the plastic fruit bins that are used by the farmers all over the Sacramento Valley and convert them into raised bed gardens.

The bins are made of heavy plastic and are approximately 4 ft square and between 2 to 3 foot high.  They are available with solid sides and small drain holes in the bottom.  Once set in place they would last for many years, no termites or dry rot.  …

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