|Volunteer zinnia. They were in the same bed in 2013!|
The original raised bed has become such a dependable, prolific produce generator, we built 9 more!
Two or more crops come out of the raised bed each year.
on the grass clippings as mulch until it's spilling over the sides!
Between plantings, I pack the grass clippings and top the whole bed with whatever cheap compost is available.
A few times each season, chicken manure is sprinkled over the soil.
Since bell peppers don't can or freeze well, we dehydrate whatever we aren't going to use right away!