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To get started: Tools needed: skill saw, shovel, drill, screws, level, measuring tape. Material list: 2 10ft. 2x12 treated boards, 4 2ft. 2x2, manu...
Step one: Choose a site for your new raised bed garden and stake out the area. (The photo indicates our 4x4 raised bed.) Level out the first level o...
Step two: Add the second level of your raised bed. After applying the second section, check to make sure everything lines up and is level. Then you'...
Step three: After finding your site, lay down a thick layer of newspaper or cardboard over the area to kill the existing weeds or turf. Water the pap...
Step four: Put down 2 to 3 inches of water-absorbent material [like straw or moss] for the second layer and sprinkle with water.
Step five: Spread a 4 to 8 inch layer of organic material such as compost, leaves, or grass clippings for the next layer. Sprinkle with water to set...
Step six: Add another 2 to 3 in. of straw over the compost and spray with water. Spread another layer of organic material [like sherdded paper]. Wat...
Step seven: Continue putting layers of straw, then an organic layer of clippings, leaves, or compost over and over until the total height of the layer...
Step eight: Sprinkle a light layer of bone meal and wood ash on the top of the pile to add phosphorus and potassium to the mix and wet down.
Step nine: Plant the seedlings by pulling apart a bit of the mulching materials. Put the plant in the soil and then cover and pat down. Water the en...
You have now finished your own Lasagna Garden from start to finish! (: Thank you so much for viewing our instruct-able!
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Posted:May 3, 2012
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