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Build a Raised Garden Bed and grow vegetables in the city. More raised bed vids: Subscribe to our channel here: Raised beds are a good solution for urban gardening, as the soil in the city can be contaminated. For Brian’s bed, we used the lasagna gardening method to create the garden soil, it worked great. Vid here: Soil Remediation Vid isn’t ready yet, subscribe to find out when. Support GardenFork while shopping on Amazon, start here: Get our Email News: iTunes GF Radio podcast: Twitter: Facebook: Google+: Pinterest: Instagram: More great DIY, Cooking, Gardening, Home Improvement, Urban Homesteading videos and info on our site: http://GardenFork.TV Amazon and some other links are affiliate links, we get a small finder’s fee for referring purchasers to their sites. Its part of how we pay for producing GardenFork Produced by GardenFork Media LLC ©2015 all rights reserved All embeds must live link to www.GardenFork.TV or No Editorial Excerpts without permission, Violators agree to pay ,000 per second + per view + all collections & lawyers fees. In other words, ask first, we will probably say yes. Email: GardenFork Media LLC PO Box 130 Colebrook, CT 06021 Music: Happy Hour, Composed by Dale Herr (ASCAP) , Toast Factory Publishing (ASCAP) Recording Licensed from the UniqueTracks Production Music Library Inc. Related PostsStart A Garden With Raised Vegetable Garden Beds – GardenForkNatural Weed Control in the Vegetable Garden – GardenForkBuilding Raised Garden Beds For Schools and More – GardenForkUrban Gardening with City Beet Farm on Shaw TVRaised Bed Garden | Fall Vegetable GardeningWild Urban Gardening mit Dr. Markus Strau

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  • Robin Lewis 4 years ago

    Those beds look great! Interesting info about the soil, I've never thought that could be an issue

  • Elizabeth McGurty 4 years ago

    If I am not mistaken, you are speaking from a fairly urban area. Hence that you filled your raised beds with store bought soil, which I cannot afford. Oddly enough I live in a very rural area. I do not know how to appeal to local folks with considerable acreage to donate top soil to me? I wish I knew what incentives I could offer them.

    And the weed barrier fabric great suggestion? I deal with burrowing animals, with which I intend to coexist. Any suggestions?

  • Tomasz Zaleski 4 years ago

    this is awesome!

  • Tango Joe 4 years ago

    That is one great garden, and the white wall is genius.
    There certainly looks like a very wide variety of crops growing too.
    Great video Eric.

  • Dave Wygonowski 4 years ago

    An oasis in the jungle…

  • Bethel Imaging 4 years ago

    great idea for the soil test, thank you!

  • Theredneck Prepper 4 years ago

    Rock on guys !

  • Dave S. in W.V. 4 years ago

    Very nice looking set up. It makes me dream of warmer weather.

  • fire7side 4 years ago

    Nice. I'm going to try a raised bed made from patio blocks with a top frame if spring ever comes here. I need a couple raised beds because of clay soil. I think in many cases they are overhyped, but it sounds like yours are necessary.

  • Robert Von Bruns 4 years ago

    Did you, or Brian, add earth worms to the raised bed. I am assuming the weed blocker would prevent worms coming up from the local soil.
    Thanks, Bob

  • chevy6299 4 years ago

    Great idea on saving money and reusing stuff. But I know you are not growing peppers outside in NYC in April, LOL.

  • Scott Girvan 4 years ago

    Excellent work.

  • Rev John O'Toole 4 years ago

    what you could do is fill the bottom with organic wood material like branches, stomps, wood chips like from a tree service, this will soak up water when it rains and store some of that for the plants to use, saving water. just stay clear of treated wood chips you may get in the bags .
    other thought is to use galvanized half round cellar window wells, bolt them together for circles or other shapes to reduce wood rot and not using pressure treated wood that can leach into veggies.

  • The Weekend Homestead 4 years ago

    What kind of soil did you use in the bags, just regular black dirt, the fancy name brand stuff, just plain fill?

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