In our last Blog Post, we covered the basics of the type of soil and soil amendments you may want to add to your raised bed garden! In Part II, we are going to cover how to calculate how much soil you need depending on the size of your bed, and some other helpful tips!
Growing in raised beds can be really rewarding. A common question that arises for people interested in growing in a raised bed for the first time is “what do I put in it?” as it pertains to soil. You want to make sure your garden soil has enough nutrients in it to sustain your crops throughout the growing season, that it isn’t too acidic or too alkaline, and that you have good drainage and soil density. Figuring out how much soil to put in your bed when ordering (or finding your own) supplies is also important!