Raised Bed Revolution: Build It, Fill It, Plant It ... Garden Anywhere! by Tara NolanRaised Bed Revolution: Build It, Fill It, Plant It ... Garden Anywhere! by Tara Nolan

Raised Bed Revolution: Build It, Fill It, Plant It ... Garden Anywhere!

byTara Nolan

Hardcover | May 1, 2016

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Raised bed gardening is the fastest-growing garden strategy today, andRaised Bed Revolutionis the definitive guidebook to mastering this consistently proven and effective gardening method.

Raised Bed Revolutionprovides you with information on size requirements forconstructing raised beds,height suggestions,types of materialsyou can use, and creative tips for fitting the maximum garden capacity into small spaces--including vertical gardening.

Enhanced withgorgeous photography, this book covers subjects such asgrowing-medium options,rooftopgardening,cost-effectivegardening solutions, planting tips, watering strategies (automatic water drip systems and hand watering), and more. The process of creating and building raised beds is a cinch, too, thanks to the extensive gallery of design ideas andstep-by-step projects.

This gardening strategy istaking serious root. Why? Several reasons:

  • Raised beds allow gardeners to practice space efficiency as well as accessibility (the beds can be customized to be any height).
  • Raised beds permit gardeners to use their own soil, and they can be designed with wheels for easy portability if partial sunlight is a problem.
  • Water conservation is easier for gardeners who use raised beds.
  • Pest control is assisted because most garden pests can't make the leap up into the raised bed. For yards that struggle with drainage, raised bed gardening offers a no-brainer solution. Raised beds simply create a more interesting yard!

Find out more about why everyone is joining the raised bed revolution,roll up your sleeves and join in!

Tara Nolanis a freelance writer from the Toronto, Canada, area. Working as an editor and digital consultant, her publishing background is diverse. She's worked everywhere from Yahoo! Canada to Canadian Home Workshop. For over six years, Tara was the web editor of CanadianGardening.com where she won a Canadian Online Publishing Award fo...
Title:Raised Bed Revolution: Build It, Fill It, Plant It ... Garden Anywhere!Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 10.25 × 8.25 × 1 inPublished:May 1, 2016Publisher:Cool Springs PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1591866502

ISBN - 13:9781591866503

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must for food and flower gardeners! I bought this book just as I was planning a major vegetable garden renovation and it's become my bible. Tara includes many (MANY!) innovative and inspirational ideas and I think I may have to make my new veggie garden larger than originally planned :) The photos and layout are eye-candy, with raised beds for every size and style of garden. This book is a keeper, and one that I will use for many years to come!
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Editorial Reviews

“I remember a time when no one grew in raised beds but now every garden has at least one to grow in.  In this great new book by Tara Nolan she covers everything from raised bed construction to the importance of what you fill your bed with, as well as best types of materials, suitable irrigation systems and step by step projects.  There are lots of great photographs that will hopefully inspire you to join the revolution as well.  This is a great good for the experienced gardener as well as the novice.” -Garden Book of the Month, August 2016 - David Williams, Four Shires magazine