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The Real Cost of Starting a Year-Round Garden

By Bloomberg Rankings and Nikhil Hutheesing - 2013-03-11T15:14:17Z

Photograph by Gary K. Smith

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Raised Beds

Forget digging in the cold, hard ground to cultivate and harvest your garden. In the winter, using a raised bed means the soil can warm up faster and drain better. Added benefits to using a raised bed include having more control over the soil mix. Perri McKinney, a home gardener in Westchester County, New York grows all her vegetables in raised beds instead of in the ground. "Vegetables grow better in a raised bed," says McKinney, "and you don't have to bend over quite as much which is easier on your back."

$360: Two raised garden beds (96” long x 48” wide x 12" high) -- Lowe’s