Here’s what you need for the raised bed. (Prices accurate as of 4/9/14 at Home Depot. Your mileage may vary.) If you already have fence boards, stakes, or nails, invest in a few more bags of steer manure to enrich your soil. 3, 6-foot cedar fence boards $1.50 each: $4.50 2 in. x 2 in. x 24 in. grade stake (6-pack): $5.47 1 box of 35, 2” nails: $1.30 2 bags of steer manure @ $1.37 each: $2.74 Subtotal: $14.01 Go to website for additional info
Starting a vegetable garden isn’t difficult. I have had fun creating mine, it is something my son, and I do together, it's great bonding time. I encourage you to give it a go, even if it’s just one pot with a single herb!! I've put together my top tips on the easiest plants to grow and how to care for them.