Raised beds lend themselves to the development of complex agriculture systems that utilize many of the principles and methods of permaculture. They can be used effectively to control erosion and recycle and conserve water and nutrients by building them along contour lines on slopes.
Total number of anchors: Add the results of Step 2, and multiply by 2. In my example, (7+3) * 2 = 20 anchors.
When growing vegetables in raised garden beds using the Square Foot Gardening method, your beds will need to be sectioned off into one-foot sections called planting squares.
Companion planting is something to consider when planting in your raised vegetable garden beds. Companion herbs and companion vegetables help in the control of insects and will improve the health of the garden.