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Raised Beds

Frost Protection in the Garden

As Winter approaches it is important to consider safeguarding your plants from cold weather and the damage that can be caused by inadequate frost protection. All weather conditions play a part in maintaining the health of a plant, regulating water … Continue reading

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Urban raised bed garden design

Timber planters in raised bed garden design Timber raised beds are an ideal solution for building an urban vegetable garden as they are relatively quick to assemble, are sturdy and can be used to create a broad range of attractive … Continue reading

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Raised bed vegetable gardening in the UK

UK Vegetable Gardening In Raised Bed Kits Raised bed vegetable gardening in the UKĀ is becoming more popular than ever before with increasing numbers of people growing their own food, especially in urban vegetable gardens. Raised beds lend themselves particularly well … Continue reading

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How To Build and Install Raised Garden Beds

How To Build Raised Beds This article deals with how to build raised garden beds, what is the best size to make them and what is the best material to use. We will also look at preparing the soil, what … Continue reading

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Raised bed Covers

Raised Bed Covers Raised bed covers are essential for your raised vegetable garden if you want to grow later in the year and overwinter, or get an early start in the spring. They also offer the perfect insect & pest … Continue reading

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Raised Bed Square Foot Gardening

How to plant your own Raised bed vegetable garden using the Quickcrop Square Foot garden method. Square foot gardening is all about taking advantage of smaller spaces and raised garden beds to maximise your crop output. This is typically done … Continue reading

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The Quickcrop Vegetable Garden in Early June

It really is incredible how things burst into life when we get a bit of warmth and sunshine, my little plot is suddenly a very different different place. It was such a nice day yesterday that we took the camera … Continue reading

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New Quickcrop Square Foot Urban Vegetable Garden

If you have read any of our previous blog posts you will know that we are rather spoiled at Quickcrop with our large rural gardens with plenty of room to grow in. If you have a smaller urban garden and … Continue reading

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Raised Bed Images

A collection of images from our raised bed gardens.

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Soil For Raised Beds

Raised Vegetable Bed Soil Volumes Our Raised vegetable beds come in all shapes and sizes and each has a different soil volume requirement. It is very easy to underestimate the amount of soil needed to fill a raised bed so … Continue reading

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