There’s no easier way to save on fresh produce than to invest in growing your own. A raised garden bed can last years and save a family hundreds of dollars each year in a yielded harvest. Obviously the ideal time to create a raised garden bed is the moment after the last freeze of the season.
However, The Beard and I were a bit late in creating this structure.
We finally got the lumber this week and managed to squeeze it all into our little car. We were literally up to our neck in landscape timber.
But finally the structure was built.
And then filled.
And finally…….seeds were sowed!
Total cost: $121.46
Not exactly cheap, but it’s a great investment if it will actually yield all of the cucumbers, peas, spinach, chard, radishes, lettuce, jalapenos, and bell peppers that were planted into it today.