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Dallas-Fort Worth, NorthCentral Texas
Raised, Intensive Gardens in Photos Find spacing information for various plants here.
An intensive garden can be in your own backor front yard; it can be in a community garden; it can be at the farm. Raisedgardens are versatile, easy to start, and easy to maintain. You can have as manyas you have the time and space to handle. They can be simple woodframes as shown here or bordered in rock or brick in a manner to make thepickiest home owners’ association happy to see them in your yard. They arebottomless, so just pick up the wooden ones and move them if you move–sadlyleaving that good, rich dirt behind, of course. Or just sack up the dirt andtake it with you, too.
Building the Raised Intensive Garden: First Choose a SUNNY Spot
The ideal spot for North Central Texas would be:
Sunny all morning with a bit of hot summer shade either at high noon or part of the afternoon.
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Easy to Build: Use Untreated Wood
Raised Beds Make Tending Easy. You Can Even Add Legs
Fill with Rich Soil
Add Height or Protect the Garden When Necessary
Plant the Garden with Proper Spacingof Plants
Again: It is NEVER a good idea to use painted or treated wood for a raised garden.
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