Raised Garden Bed

How To : Sow seeds in a raised bed garden

This video describes how to have a raised garden bed. You can use your raised garden bed for most all vegetables. They are using this one for winter vegetables and early spring ones. A good hint was to line 3 seeds up end to end and that is the depth you need to plant them. Le ...more

How To : Build a raised garden bed for sustainable living

Having a raised garden bed is great in the city because you can fill it with good soil and create a healthy environment for your plants. Install a hoop house made from PVC pipe. To build the raised bed, use 2x10x8 lumper. Predrill the holes at the corners to make it easier to ...more

How To : Prepare a raised bed garden for planting

In this video, we learn how to prepare a raised bed garden for planting. First, clear some of the debris that was left from last year. Then, take a pitchfork and loosen the soil all around the bed. Bring the soil from the bottom up to the top to make it stay loose throughout t ...more

How To : Build a raised garden bed & hoop house

In this video you are taught how to build a raised garden bed and hoop house. You first begin with a layer of gravel and then place the layers on top of it. You can use leaves you can find to fertilize the soil. The video also teaches you how to build a hoop house using PVC pi ...more

How To : Construct a raised bed vegetable garden

Did you ever want to have your own garden but shelved the idea because there was not much space to work with. Well! This is the video you got to watch then. It’s a very innovative approach to gardening in limited space. After watching this video you would pretty much want to h ...more

How To : Build a raised flower or garden bed with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to build a raised flower or garden bed with Lowe's. First, you need to decide what you want your bed built with. There should be enough support for the soil and plants, along with being in a good place so it will reach the sun all over. Make sure ...more

How To : Construct raised garden beds

How to construct a raised garden bed; get professional tips and advice from an expert on growing your own plants and herbs in this free gardening video series. Part 1 of 29 - How to Construct raised garden beds. Construct raised garden beds - Part 2 of 29. Click through to wat ...more

How To : Build a Raised Garden Bed Out of Old Pallets!

How to easily build a raised garden bed out of wooden pallets for free! …Well almost free. Building a raised vegetable garden with pallets or reclaimed wood is a really rewarding experience. The garden bed idea out of pallets came about from the fact that l wanted to build a r ...more

How To : Build a retaining wall garden bed island

Chris from Backyard Gardening shows us how to build a raised island garden bed with retaining wall bricks. After drawing out the markings on the soil with spray paint, he loosened the sod with a special sod-cutting tool, which makes it easier to remove. Using a flat shovel ( ...more

How To : Create a raised alpine bed

Gardeners' World is brought to you by the BBC. Search Gardeners' World on WonderHowTo for more videos that give practical gardening advice from experts. In this video, learn how to create a raised alpine bed. Create a raised alpine bed. Click through to watch this video on gar ...more

How To : Apply mulch to your garden bed

Male instructor shows how to apply mulch to your garden to help kill weeds in your garden. Video stresses being in good condition when mulching because it is quite an active task. Apply mulch to your garden bed. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Edge a garden bed

Nothing sets off your garden beds like a nice, crisp edge. Here are four common tools for edging a garden bed. This video gives you a few options on how to edge your garden. Spade Edging a bed with a spade is pretty simple. Just line it up where you want your edge and step do ...more

How To : Plant a vegetable garden

Grow some of your own food by starting a vegetable garden. You'll eat better and save money. You Will Need * A sunny garden spot * A wire mesh fence * Seeds or seedlings * Flowers * A soil test Step 1: Decide on a garden type Decide between a raised-bed garden or an in-groun ...more

How To : Transplant raspberry bushes

In this video, we learn how to transplant raspberry bushes. First, you will want to add in soil to your raised bed or garden where you have your other plants. After you get the soil in and have mixed manure in, cut the bands off of your raspberry bushes and put them in a bucke ...more

How To : Maximize your gardening space

We all want to garden. Gardening is a great, peaceful and relaxing hobby. Unforunately we all don't have 10 acres to grow a big beautiful field of daisies on. Luckily, there are still ways. In this tutorial, learn how to garden anywhere - even without a yard at all! Whether yo ...more

How To : Plant and care for Rhododendrons

Rhododendrons must have lime-free soil and that can make them tricky for some of us that garden on neutral or limey soils. Planting in the garden is a waste of time and money. If you want, you can make a raised bed and fill that with acid soil but digging a hole in your garden ...more

How To : Grow lavender provence in a container

We know that spring seems ions away, but if you're a gardener then it's time to begin thinking about what flowers you'll be planting to bloom during the spring. If you don't have much garden space but would love a very fragrant bloom, check out this video to learn how to grow ...more

News : Medieval peasant house

Hey everybody, here is my entry for the medieval building contest. I don't actually care if I win, it was just fun to think about. I have this great book series called The History of Private Life which goes into wonderful detail about how people did everyday things throughout ...more

How To : Build a chicken tractor

Building a chicken tractor. This is a raised bed for chickens to live in. Part 1 of 6 - How to Build a chicken tractor. Part 2 of 6 - How to Build a chicken tractor. Part 3 of 6 - How to Build a chicken tractor. Part 4 of 6 - How to Build a chicken tractor. Part 5 of 6 - H ...more

How To : Recycle cobblestone

Tim Carter demonstrates how to use recycled cobblestones. Cobblestone can be used to edge gardens, driveways and walkways. These paving stones make a great border. People recycle cans, paper and plastic bottles, but how about recycling building materials. Cobblestones that we ...more

How To : Mulch plant beds with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to mulch plant beds. Steps: 1 Rake dead leaves and old mulch from between shrubs and plants to expose the soil. 2 Pick up old mulch and leaves with a mulch fork and dump into wheelbarrow; discard debris in compost pile. 3 Cut ...more

How To : Make an alpine path and gravel bed

Follow Monty's step-by-step video guide to laying an alpine garden path and making alpine beds using membrane and gravel. Gardeners' World is brought to you by the BBC. Search Gardeners' World on WonderHowTo for more videos that give practical gardening advice from experts. I ...more

How To : Prepare a flower bed

Preparing ground for a garden bed entails some hard labor, but it truly is a labor of love. This video shows you how to take a piece of lawn and convert it into a garden bed. But before we do that, we have to decide on a location. If the area receives more than six hours of su ...more

How To : Make a preventive barrier for slugs and snails

Snails and slugs are a big problem for gardeners across the country, whether it be a hosta patch or your lettuce, they love to eat a wide variety of plants. If you have containers, raised beds, even if you have benches slugs will climb up and over and into your plants. To get ...more

How To : Build and install a retaining wall with Lowe's

In this installment of home improvement do-it-yourself videos, brought to you by Lowe's, host Mike Kraft, one of Lowe's home improvement experts, demonstrates a landscaping technique that shows you how to create a retaining wall with interlocking wall blocks, that features a r ...more

How To : Prevent heartburn

Take these simple measures to stop heartburn before it starts. You Will Need * Small meals * A healthy weight * A raised bed Step 1 Know what you’re dealing with. Heartburn occurs when food or stomach acid moves into the esophagus, causing discomfort and a bad taste in the mo ...more

How To : Use Phantom Insecticide to kill bed bugs

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn about Phantom Insecticide for bed bug control. You cannot buy this pesticide over the counter. You will need a license to purchase this. It is very effective in bed bug control. While evaluating a pest control company, check ...more

How To : Plant a 30 minute vegetable garden

You can have a garden in less than 30 minutes. The key is a product called garden socks. They are two cubic feet long and they have one cubic foot of compost inside of them. One thing that makes this product useful is that they are very light and easy to carry around and they ...more

How To : Build a decked pathway

In this video, we learn how to build a decked pathway. The first thing to do is to plan out where you want your pathway to do. Then, build a pathway out of wood that is all the same size. There are all kinds of decking you can use, whether you want hard, soft, wood, or more. J ...more

How To : Protect your garden from the elements and animals

When protecting your garden, you can stay green with some environmentally sound solutions. You Will Need * 1 A tape measure * 2 Two lightweight polyester row covers * Work clothes * 1 Safety glasses * Garden gloves * 8 oz. 8 oz. Bt powder * Distilled water * 1 A spray bottle * ...more

How To : Build backyard planters

Planters or organized beds with planter borders can not only provide mowing definition, but contain the flowers and hopefully keep out weeds that may grow into them from surrounding areas. Backyard planters can be big or small, permanent or portable. The simplest planters cons ...more

How To : Perform spring cleanup in a daylily bed

Spring cleanup involves removing dead foliage from your perennials as growth resumes. The cleanup process is simple, provided you know what to do. Happily, horticulturist Greg Stack is her to show you what to do. Learn how to do spring cleanup in your daylily garden with this ...more

How To : Do organic vegetable gardening

Before embarking upon the exciting adventure of building your own home vegetable garden, there are some important issues to consider. What tools and supplies will you need? Where should you put the garden? How do you dig the bed and plant the vegetables? Find answers to all of ...more

How To : Decorate a Small Balcony

In this episode, see how to decorate a small balcony to add livable square footage to your apartment by installing a reed fence, and making a bench out of a few plastic storage containers and plywood. There’s even room to include a balcony garden with a raised planter. These b ...more

How To : 10 Non-Baking Uses for Sugar

If you are cutting down on sugar and don't know what to do with the excess box of sweet stuff taking up space in your pantry, you are in luck—sugar is another one of those super-common household items that has many practical, non-edible uses around the home and garden. Grind ...more

How To : Control weeds in garden beds and pathways

Weeds are plants that are growing where they’re not wanted. They out-compete other plants for nutrients and can spoil the look of your garden. Weeds can take any form and can vary depending on where they grow. There are a number of measures you can take to prevent weeds from ...more

How To : Improve the Soil to Grow Healthy Plants

Every experienced gardener knows that the secret to better blooms, brilliant greens, and tastier fruits and vegetables is a healthy soil. Improving the soil before you plant is the best head start to growing healthy, hardy growth in your garden. But if you’re a beginning gard ...more

How To : Grow tomatoes in grow bags and beds

Sarah Raven plants four varieties of tomato in a bed in the Berryfields greenhouse, explaining how to stake and pinch out sideshoots from plants. Sarah goes on to demonstrate how to plant tomatoes in grow bags, using ring culture pots to ensure plants get the most out of pota ...more

How To : Make your farm look 3D in FarmVille

Is your farm looking a little bland in FarmVille? Using a basic optical illusion, you can make what appears to be hills! This video tutorial shows how to make your farm look 3D in FarmVille. With a little visual trickery, you can make a hill. Just the thing to show off your h ...more

How To : Save Your Tomatoes From Rats And Rot

Every summer my husband and I plant a tomato plant. We do this to enjoy the plump red tomatoes right off of the vine. This summer we have had a problem, which is that SOMETHING IS EATING OUR TOMATOES AND IT IS NOT US! The Beginning Let me start from the beginning. Purchase ...more

How To : Get Six Pack Abs

The abdominals can be considered one of the best signals of fitness and strength and is one of the most sought-after muscle groups to develop by both men and women. While the abdominals are very desirable, it can be one of the most difficult areas to distinguish and maintain. ...more

How To : Grow Plants With Compact Fluorescent Lights

I like to grow vegetables all year round, and I couldn't afford the big gas bulbs, or the power to run them. The big gas bulbs: can explode can burn you and your plants cost upwards of $50 a month to operate raise the temperature in your home, causing the air conditioning to ...more

How To : Raise bantam chickens

Patti, the Garden Girl, moves her Bantam chicken tractor around her front garden and shares some tips on raising bantam chickens.

How To : Get a firm butt just using a pillow

The man describes how to get a nice round sexy looking butt. He says to use a bed, but if you don't have a bed, a long table that will support you will do fine. He shows his technique on a table. Next he lays on the table, reaching up and out he grabs the sides of the table. R ...more

How To : Mulch a garden

Gardening doesn't have to be a lot of work, especially if you use mulch in your vegetable and ornamental beds and pathways. Mulch is a huge garden time saver because it helps prevent weeds, reduces the need to water, moderates soil temperatures, adds organic matter to the soil ...more

How To : Make your dorm room livable

A few handy tricks can turn your school cell into a cozy suite. You Will Need * A dorm room * An agreeable dorm mate * And some money Step 1. Investigate dorm room Investigate dorm specifics before you spend any money. What furniture is provided? What items are prohibited, ...more

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