Total number of anchors: Add the results of Step 2, and multiply by 2. In my example, (7+3) * 2 = 20 anchors.
Each planting square has an address used to identify the square. While the methods for addressing vary, one of the simplest is to use letters for columns and numbers for rows, and the combination of the two identifies the square.
When gardening in these beds only means you are growing your flowers and vegetables above the ground. You can create your own by building a wooden structure with drainage holes in the bottom and fill it with your favorite organic soil mixture. Concrete blocks, bricks, or just about any material strong enough to hold the garden bed and raise it above the ground can be used.
They are perfect for the disabled gardener, those suffering from arthritis, and the elderly as they can be elevated to a suitable level so that bending over and kneeling will not be necessary.