Added by on 2019-09-14

No matter what type of soil you start with, you can always make it better when you garden in a raised bed. Joe Lamp’l walks you through the basics and the benefits. Then, watch Joe’s Vegetable Gardening playlist: There’s MUCH more great garden info from Joe Lamp’l of joegardenerTV – including links to The joe gardener Show weekly podcast series (, garden blogs ( and e-book resource guides to teach you everything you need to know about composting ( and more. The joe gardener community can be found on: Facebook – Instagram – Twitter – e-newsletter to share new resources and ask what else you want to know about growing a greener world – Joe Lamp’l, the “joe” behind joe gardener is the creator, host and executive producer of public television’s Growing a Greener World. Watch episodes of his Emmy Award-winning show on our sister channel, GGWTV ( Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsGardening Basics : How to Grow Organic Vegetables in a Raised BedWhy Raised Garden Beds? | The Benefits of Raised Bed Gardening | Roots and Refuge FarmWhy Raised Beds Are Best for Gardening (10 Benefits)Benefits of Raised Beds:Organic Gardening Q & AVertical Gardening! The Benefits and How to Get StartedThe Benefits of Gardening in Raised Beds

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  • Healthy Fresh Homegrown 5 months ago

    I love that you don't have any exposed end grain facing up. So many raised garden bed plans have posts that are exposed to water and dirt. And many are built of wood that is simply too flimsy (such as palette wood).

    Does the garden supply most of your food? Do you use season extenders to grow into the fall and winter?

  • kimuseni 5 months ago

    Beautiful. I hope to do more raised gardening soon

  • Chef Curt Live 5 months ago

    Can’t wait to start building my beds. If I am going certified organic where should I get the top soil from.?

  • Sharon Cook 5 months ago

    I have very shallow (6 inches) raised beds on a stand in New England. They are set up for elderly residents of a senior community’s. Do you have recommendations as to what I can plant

  • Michael Richardson 5 months ago

    Joe can you tell me where you sourced your cedar timbers? They look great. They appear to be 6×6.

  • charlie zicolillo 5 months ago


  • Bad Drivers of Columbus, Georgia 5 months ago

    Dang, Joe, your garden looks incredible. When was this filmed?

  • Clueless Homesteaders 5 months ago

    I LOVE my raised beds!!!