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Prepping Your Raised Beds

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The Gardening Journal: Prepping Your Raised Beds


This week, Niki Jabbour shows us five late winter/early spring tasks she completes to get her raised vegetable beds ready for planting. From inspecting beds for winter structural damage to top-dressing the soil, Niki explains what to do in the coming weeks to help ensure a successful garden in the growing season.

Get Ready For Spring

XK651 - Raised-Bed Kit

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Raised-Bed Kit

$119.00

A Lee Valley one-prong cultivator being used to dig a trough for planting seeds

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Lee Valley One-Prong Cultivator

$39.50

Trenching with a San-Kaku Hoe

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San-Kaku Hoes

From: $47.50

Repotting a plant, wearing mud gloves

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The Original Gripper Mud Gloves

$16.90

A woman sitting on a Steerable Rolling Seat tends a raised flower garden

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Steerable Rolling Seat with Tool Tray

$199.00

XK615 - Multi-Level Raised Bed Stakes, pair

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Raised-Bed Stakes

(Pair)

$22.50

The blade of a draw hoe being pulled through garden soil

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Japanese Draw Hoe

$89.50

Raking in leaves in a garden with the Lee Valley Bed Rake

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Lee Valley Bed Rake

$68.50

EB416 - Kneeler/Tool Holder Set

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Folding Kneeler Stool & Tool Holder Se...

$89.50

Close-up of corner of grow box made with stacking corners and lumber

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Stacking Corners for Raised-Bed or Wag...

(Set of 4)

$28.50

Plants growing in the wicking bed of the assembled self-watering raised bed kit

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Self-Watering Raised-Bed Hardware

$299.90

XM118 - 19 1/2" x 66" Trellis Panel, each

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Trellis Panel

$24.50

Tomato cage installed in a plant pot

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Tomato Cage for Planters

$24.50

XL803 - Row Cover Kit

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Plastic Row Cover Kit

$49.50

A woman pours leaves into a completed composter with wooden boards attached to the brackets

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Composter Bracket Set

$119.00

Adding compost to a garden with the Lee Valley Compost & Mulch Fork

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Lee Valley Compost & Mulch Fork

$96.00