What Is a Raised Garden Bed?

A raised garden bed is a planting area that has the soil piled up and raised above the surface level of the ground. Raised beds are used for more intense planting with plants closer together because they tend to drain better and have less compacted soil.

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Anne Baley is a writer and photographer living in Southeast Michigan. She has written numerous articles about places she has discovered while traveling throughout the United States. Baley's work has appeared in a variety of online outlets, including Endless Sunday.