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Making a Raised Bed Garden

If your garden site is too wet, you might have to find another spot. Or here's a kid gardener tip: make yourself a raised bed garden. This little "secret"has helped many adult gardeners and it can make you the star kid gardener. All you need to do is just mound up the garden area about 8-12 inches. You can just hill up the whole area or use some rocks or boards to keep the soil in place. A great idea,you should try it.

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