Raised Beds vs In-Ground Beds

Raised Beds vs In-Ground Beds

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50 Comments

  1. Dawn on September 22, 2021 at 11:28 pm

    What do u recommend if it rains 100 days annually amounting to 700 liters /meter square

  2. zeeshan ali on September 22, 2021 at 11:29 pm

    very good information, thanks a lot. very logical.

  3. Barbara Brooks on September 22, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    If you live in a very sandy place, plants grow better if you plant things in a ditch! That way they don’t dry out.

  4. David Malachi on September 22, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    If ye love me, keep my commandments.
    John 14:15 KJV

    Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.  Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work:
    Exodus 20:8‭-‬9 KJV

    Saturday is the day of the Lord

    The claim that Christ by his death abolished his Father’s law, is without foundation. Had it been possible for the law to be changed or set aside, then Christ need not have died to save man from the penalty of sin. The death of Christ, so far from abolishing the law, proves that it is immutable. The Son of God came to “magnify the law, and make it honorable.” [Isaiah 42:21.] He said, “Think not that I am come to destroy the law;” “till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in nowise pass from the law.” [Matthew 5:17, 18.] And concerning himself he declares, “I delight to do thy will, O my God; yea, thy law is within my heart.” [Psalm 40:8.] GC88 466.3

    Ecclesiastes 12:13 KJV
    Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.

  5. IntelligentDesign-Evolution-God on September 22, 2021 at 11:31 pm

    I live in North Texas and in our area the soil is mostly clay, which soaks up and retains water. The climate is dry from about mid-June through mid-September. I stopped gardening a few years ago because of the wet-dry weeks. I plan to use raised beds this spring. — Kenneth

  6. Shepherd's Valley Homestead on September 22, 2021 at 11:31 pm

    I just got to watch this video. We are moving to the Burns Lake BC area next month. I was planning on doing raised beds mainly due to the fact that I have no idea what the soil is like. Should we do 8 inch sides or 10?

  7. NKG on September 22, 2021 at 11:32 pm

    nice to get through your video,i just build my raise beds,140 cm width 2500 cm,would be glad if you can inform me about cilantro plantation within spacing in,and how much irrigation lines will i be needing,

  8. Helicrete Sydney on September 22, 2021 at 11:34 pm

    An elevated desert? Hot in Canada? 😋

  9. jennyandbuddy on September 22, 2021 at 11:34 pm

    Hey thanks buddy! I’m in Hawaii on the rainy side and this help a lot 🙏

  10. William Latham on September 22, 2021 at 11:35 pm

    Thank You for answering my question about a raised bed garden I live in zone 10 and after April very little rain if any until December.

  11. b t on September 22, 2021 at 11:38 pm

    this is fantastic information, especially for someone who doesn’t own the land they are farming (or gardening). the prohibitive cost of putting in raised wooden beds that i’ll essentially be giving to my landlord has been holding back the scale of my garden plan, but now i can expand a bit. thank you for this! (i’m in central montana, also a fairly dry climate at a high elevation, if that information is helpful to others)

  12. neatofication on September 22, 2021 at 11:41 pm

    He’s right… I put rows in a garden years ago…. killed some pumpkin seedlings

  13. Sean Strickland on September 22, 2021 at 11:42 pm

    Or bad soil

  14. Willisa Carney on September 22, 2021 at 11:44 pm

    Who is the John you referenced? I would like to see more of his beds you showed.

  15. MyYouTubeChannel on September 22, 2021 at 11:47 pm

    This really just scratches the surface on whether to use raised beds outside. It does not address using raised beds in a tunnel or greenhouse. So, other than aesthetics and height for less bending, it seems a tunnel with raised beds is a waste of money.

  16. Ezswan420 on September 22, 2021 at 11:47 pm

    in your green house, it never looked like it was actually sunny in there. but somehow your plants grew

  17. Remnant Soldier on September 22, 2021 at 11:48 pm

    I’m older and my knee is quirky.. hence my need for raised beds..

  18. Chantel Wensley on September 22, 2021 at 11:51 pm

    So why are raised bed frames lacking bottoms? What should be underneath a raised bed …I am sorry. Newbie, trying to learn how to garden vegetables due to the state of the world ! 🌱

  19. Daniel 4774 on September 22, 2021 at 11:53 pm

    Explained well with clarity. ✌

  20. Galatians 5 on September 22, 2021 at 11:56 pm

    Raised beds in the city in Iowa unless I want to wait years for good soil. They remove the top soil and sell it when developing a neighborhood. Under the top soil here is a lot of clay.

  21. Dave Susek on September 22, 2021 at 11:56 pm

    Great channel found you from Jeff Berwick recommendation.

  22. Denise Schoeneck on September 22, 2021 at 11:57 pm

    I live in Northern Wisc. In addition to the cost & inability to till up the soil, I have concerns about planting perennials in raised beds because of frost & extreme cold not only affecting the plants from the top down, but also from the sides of the bed. Your thoughts?

  23. Spicy Puppy Dog Donuts Team SPDT FLL on September 22, 2021 at 11:57 pm

    also, you will get an extra hour of sun.

  24. dj g on September 22, 2021 at 11:59 pm

    well at any rate what you do works for you and it looks great nice garden bro

  25. pollumG on September 23, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Jon ma 10 40 a

  26. Stephanie Ray on September 23, 2021 at 12:01 am

    Thanks for the elucidation.

  27. Kim Spangrude on September 23, 2021 at 12:02 am

    We live in Western Colorado, in a high desert climate. I have a 1400 square foot garden, virgin soil never tilled or built on before, that has done very well this first year. The biggest problem is trying to make it slope from one side to the other, so that water runs down the “canals” to the rest of the plants. It’s so uneven that water is always filling up the walkways. We considered a field plane but we have a very high, well built fence around it now to keep wildlife out. Any suggestions for getting it flat and even from one side to the other?

  28. DKUJ_ PALLETS & GARDENING on September 23, 2021 at 12:02 am

    I did raised beds in the front yard and I’ll do in ground in the backyard. Thanks for these tips

  29. originaldanman on September 23, 2021 at 12:04 am

    I live in S. Fl. where we have huge nematode problem, plus in my 1/2 acre area I only have about 1/2" to 1" of sandy soil before I hit solid limestone rock. My question is, would a raised bed help to deter nematodes? I really don’t want to waist growing space with plants such as marigolds or mustard (as has been recommended) if I don’t have too.

  30. Mimi :D on September 23, 2021 at 12:04 am

    How was plantation difference from a farm ?

  31. Brianna on September 23, 2021 at 12:07 am

    Is it just me, or does he seem a little sassy?🤔

  32. Cajun Floridian on September 23, 2021 at 12:07 am

    Also using raised beds makes it easier to maintain insect problems

  33. Lyra Beck on September 23, 2021 at 12:08 am

    That was very informative!

  34. Jackson on September 23, 2021 at 12:09 am

    What about raised beds for asthetics and having a sub irrigation which saves water without having to deal with drip systems?

  35. Kitty Valentin on September 23, 2021 at 12:11 am

    I want to do raised beds because I live in a city and the only suitable place in our yard to have a garden where there’s sunlight, my husband spilt gas 2 years ago. And I also don’t trust that hasn’t happened around us. I just don’t know what’s going on with chemicals in the soil.

  36. Landrew Mackinnon on September 23, 2021 at 12:12 am

    Did you know you could make a billion dollars a year if you had 12000 microgreens racks?

  37. Ptah Right Knowledge on September 23, 2021 at 12:12 am

    wow great video straight from Jamaica

  38. Sam Lamanna-Lilley on September 23, 2021 at 12:13 am

    If you’re wanting to keep water more on your crops, would it be worth trialling a reverse raised bed? Ie. having your walkway higher then the crops?
    Talking specifically about you in that area

  39. Wendell Maggitti on September 23, 2021 at 12:13 am

    Great video, I have learned so much from your channel about market gardening! I live in WNY, where we get a decent amount of rain throughout the growing season usually. However, this year it has been extremely dry and hot and I have been having a hard time getting my head lettuce to size before it bolts. I use all raised beds currently, but I am working on cultivating the second half of my acre yard. My question is when I build these new beds would it likely be better to leave a few flat with the ground for lettuce plantings, instead of using raised beds? It sounds like ground level beds would hold moisture better and also keep the roots of the plants cooler in extreme heat.

    Sorry for such a long comment, I appreciate any response, as I know you are very busy!
    Thank you again for all the helpful, positive gardening information you continue to provide to the world!

  40. Justbeck1 on September 23, 2021 at 12:13 am

    What is the covering of your greenhouse, is it hard plastic?

  41. Claudia Martinez on September 23, 2021 at 12:15 am

    Hi Curtis
    Just came across your work and am in year 2 of farming my backyard spaces and looking to improve my work. I live in Miami and to your point, I feel that my setting is quite different from yours. Do you have any guidance on who to follow ? My local farmers aren’t as active on social media spaces as you

  42. dj g on September 23, 2021 at 12:16 am

    with the right growing medium you do not need a rototiller,

  43. High Mountain Homestead on September 23, 2021 at 12:17 am

    Thank you for this video. I live in Utah (also a high desert area) and I have felt that I would be fine with an in-ground bed system. My only downfall is that the previous owners of the property I’m at used the area I want to grow in as an RV parking spot 😱so it’s very compacted.

    Do you or anyone else on this video have advice for tilling? Is a roto-tiller my best bet or should I do it with hand tools? It’s about 1,200 square feet if I had to guess. Thanks again, this video gave me the courage to do an in-ground bed system!

  44. Garden O’Lagth on September 23, 2021 at 12:18 am

    I moved to Las Vegas and will start my garden this spring. I’m glad I watched your video. I was going to grow in raised beds but instead will grow at ground level to save on water and improve my results. I’ll have 5-10 yards of quality soil trucked in. Thanks much!

  45. That Gardener on September 23, 2021 at 12:20 am

    Nice video learned how to make bed – was quite scared on how to do it.

  46. Phillip Drange on September 23, 2021 at 12:20 am

    Very useful info for beginners like me, thanks for posting this

  47. Maria Konstantinides on September 23, 2021 at 12:20 am

    I want to build raised beds because of my age and our soil is not really good. It would took us 2 years to get the needed quality. Water is not a problem on our property, we have a little river that cross our land. South Portugal has normally hot and dry summers. This year it’s different. It’s cooler, we had rain in May and it should be raining today also. Raised beds are easier to manage when you’re 60.
    We want to start to build our little greenhouse and the raised beds this year, so we can start to grow next year early.

  48. dj g on September 23, 2021 at 12:22 am

    well another reason you might choose to do it is to contain a better soil as in the square foot garden method, as well as controlling some of the weeds etc a micro environment so to speak, as well as controlling soil compaction easier and other benefits

  49. The Gardener on September 23, 2021 at 12:23 am

    Good description and comparison of the two different gardening techniques and why they’re used for different circumstances. In a tight residential situation where vegetables are grown for personal use and ease, built, raised beds make sense. But for larger applications when high production is the intended goal, simply working the land to accomplish your goals makes the most sense financially and practically. Very good video! Thanks so much!👍

  50. Eden garden casamance & gambia on September 23, 2021 at 12:28 am

    Very informative video I will surely try it in my garden

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