Want an Organic Garden? Here's What to Do

An organic garden needs constant attention. We asked experts for their top tips to help your garden flourish (15 Photos)

Jennifer Steil on May 22, 2013 at 4:53PM

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Want an Organic Garden? Here's What to Do

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Consider a Raised-Bed Garden

You may want to try lifting your garden off the ground, says Nicholas Staddon, director of new plants for Monrovia, the leading grower of premium ornamental and edible plants. Raised-bed gardens are surging in popularity. Just build a three- to four-foot high square or rectangle with wooden boards, spread wire mesh along the bottom to keep rats and mice out, and fill the box with about 18 inches of soil.

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