Raised Beds for Gardens

If you haven't had much luck with gardening efforts in the past, your soil may be the problem. Tight, heavy, poorly-drained soils are common in many areas of Texas. With good management practices and the addition of liberal amounts of organic matter, many of these soils can be improved so that they grow satisfactory vegetables. But if you are interested in a quick, highly-productive vegetable garden, consider constructing a raised garden. Raised gardens are often the simplest solution to a difficult soil problem.

Advantages of raised gardens are: