WHAT IS A ‘RAISED BED’ GARDENING AND WHY DOES IT WORK?
n be 400mm to 800mm high, 800mm wide and as long as you choose depending on your available space.
RAISED BED GARDEN ARE NOT GLORIFIED POT PLANTS OR MOUNDS OF COMPOST! It is, in fact, the creation of a vibrant, beneficial, long-lasting ecosystem. IT’S ALL IN THE SOIL!
The principal of raised bed gardening is derived from the ancient, proven and time-honoured germanic European gardening system called “hugelkultur”. This fancy word is pronounced as ‘hugel (google) and “Kultur” (culture) and means ‘hugel’ or raised or hill MOUND kultur or culture gardening, i.e. “raised or mound gardening”.
The success and nutritional efficiency of any attempt at a productive vegetable or flower garden is the quality and organic richness of the soil and the growth medium out of which your garden grows. Our Genuine Raised bed garden are NOT just large pot plant containers. An adequately built raised bed garden is a living, breathing, long-lasting wonder garden with its own beneficial eco/biosystem. ‘Hugelkultur’ or ‘raised bed’ gardening is the essence of what Genuine Grow Gardens are about.