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The Raised Garden Bed Revolution in Backyard Vegetable Growing

About 8 years ago, when I first started creating regular content on backyard vegetable growing in raised beds (particularly the high sided ones) there wasn't much interest. However, these days there are plenty more people who have joined the raised bed "revolution" and realise this method of food gardening is the best.  Initially, I found (to

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5 Top Tips on How to Grow a Ton of Onions

It’s time to peel back the layers to expose my secret to growing onions. But just a quick safety warning before we get started remember when eating onions on a roll or a folded bread ALWAYS place the onions under the sausage… The reason I say this (tongue in cheek) is due to a recent

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Gabion Raised Garden Beds

With the popularity of raised bed gardening growing faster than weeds in a newly tilled patch so too is the growing array of materials available to build them. And, gabion raised garden beds is the latest material/method I've come across that has now entered the market as an alternative to the old wooden style sleeper

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Birdies Raised Bed Garden Products now in the USA on Amazon

For our readers over in the USA (of whom they're many… THANKS) I thought I would inform you about how some Birdies raised garden beds are now starting to be sold on Amazon. Those that don't know, Birdies was one of the very first companies (about 12 or so years ago) to see a future

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More Raised Beds & Rubber Pavers Around the Vegetable Garden

Over the past few months, I've made some big changes to our vegetable garden and I intend to publicise these "improvements" (I should say) in detail in future articles and videos. But as the video at the end of this post shows, over the past few days I have concentrated my efforts on the central

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10 Common Myths About Raised Bed Vegetable Gardens or Planters

Updated on 5th Sept 2017 If you have been reading Self Sufficient Me and watching some of my YouTube videos over the past several years you'll know how passionate I am about raised bed vegetable gardening. There are many advantages raised bed food gardens have over the traditional in-ground garden beds that use the furrow

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Raised Garden Beds – Which Type Should I Choose?

Choosing the best type of raised garden bed to make or buy for a vegetable garden can become quite confusing these days with so many different options available. This article gives the pros and cons of the most popular types of raised garden beds to hopefully give people a better idea as to what might

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