Most gardeners who use raised beds quickly fall in love with mulches. A thick layer of mulch on top of the soil preserves moisture, suppresses weed growth, and can even add nutrients to the soil all year long. A good
Written by Stephen Clay McGehee. Reposted with permission from The Southern Agrarian – http://www.southernagrarian.com/ There is a temptation to look at a vegetable garden as a home-grown food factory, where efficiency is the driving factor.