How to start a 'no-dig' organic garden

Huffington Post writes: "The no-dig piles are fairly stable, but some gardeners prefer to build boxes to contain them. Various materials work, including 1-by-12-inch boards, bricks, concrete blocks, stacked stones, or a staked frame of chicken wire. The materials [listed] are enough to build a 4-by-8-foot raised bed."


See the post here and check out more articles on organic gardening on Organic Gardening Magazine's website.


Image: quadrapop via Flickr.

If you've been interested in starting your own organic garden but haven't yet due to dreading the time consuming (and dirty) digging process or because of poor soil? Well, now you don't have an excuse to put it off any longer — use this no-dig method!

Huffington Post Green has put together this slide show with easy, step-by-step instructions on creating your own organic garden using newspapers, compost, herbicide-free hay and straw and a few other items. You can make it a free-standing garden plot or build a fence around it.

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