The NUMBERS!!! Cheap ways to fill raised garden beds

The NUMBERS!!! Cheap ways to fill raised garden beds

How much soil do you need to fill your raised beds with corrugated metal? What else could you use to fill your galvanized raised garden beds? Let’s have a chat about the numbers of filling raised garden beds!

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41 Comments

  1. Larry Stone on May 28, 2022 at 8:45 pm

    Good job and video thx for sharing and the info

  2. Vignesh Gandham on May 28, 2022 at 8:46 pm

    Also, Checking out any stables (horse, cattle), more often than not, you can get as much green manure as you want. And that mixed with logs will work even better.

  3. Maria P. on May 28, 2022 at 8:46 pm

    Sorry to bother you, but where do you get your mulch from, please? Thank you for all you do 🙏❤🤗

  4. Seniye Shepherd on May 28, 2022 at 8:49 pm

    Hi there, I love watching your videos. Can you please tell me where did you get your pot dolly? Thanks!

  5. Smokeydabee Charles Coleman on May 28, 2022 at 8:49 pm

    Not just that. Look at the contents of the bag. It’s mostly wood chips. Such a rip off.

  6. Kellie Colosky on May 28, 2022 at 8:51 pm

    Where did you get those raise beds from?

  7. Jimmy Florida on May 28, 2022 at 8:52 pm

    In the Gainesville area we can get one cubic yard of excellent composted mulch loaded into a truck for $21. Buying your composted mulch and mulch at a maker like Gaston Mulch and Soil in Gainesville is the only practical way to get lots of good composted mulch at a great price. I got a load a couple weeks ago and using it around my property. It’s been composted for 1 year to get to the right stage of composting. They also deliver for a fee, so you can get a bigger load, but in my pick-up they said one cubic yard was a full load.

  8. David Vasquez on May 28, 2022 at 8:54 pm

    I bought 4 yards topsoil and 2 yards with horse manure for all my beds from Larson & Son Landscape on Ulmerton Rd.

  9. Kristyle H on May 28, 2022 at 8:55 pm

    Hey, good video. Where did you get the beds?

  10. Nick L on May 28, 2022 at 8:58 pm

    1st!

  11. Brenda Howell on May 28, 2022 at 8:59 pm

    Thanks been so confused with soil !!! Top soil, garden soil who knows lol garden soil is to expensive

  12. The Farmer Tv on May 28, 2022 at 9:06 pm

    That great 👍 looking

  13. Nancy Tharp on May 28, 2022 at 9:07 pm

    Thanks for sharing 😎🏖🏝

  14. Marcella Smith on May 28, 2022 at 9:08 pm

    Those type of raised beds are already expensive, it would be crazy to use just bagged potting soil. The logs will help hold moisture for when the bed starts to dry out, its a good thing. I’m envious of the beds

  15. S Shaw on May 28, 2022 at 9:10 pm

    Study hugelkultur…..

  16. Speaker Subject on May 28, 2022 at 9:10 pm

    Cauliflower has got that Cabbage White Butterfly!

  17. Heather Martin on May 28, 2022 at 9:10 pm

    They look great! I stared adding some IMO (koren natural farming) to my news beds really helps.

  18. ThePattycake144 on May 28, 2022 at 9:10 pm

    Say what?! I LOVE the idea of adding banana leaves! I never would have thought of it. We have 3 growing like wild fire (we’re in Central Fla.) and they are constantly in need of being cut back. Thank you so much!

  19. Autumn Golden on May 28, 2022 at 9:12 pm

    Hubby just got me two beds very similar! I’m so glad you did this video, because I was really struggling with how to fill it since I don’t have a truck to get bulk and I don’t want to pay for delivery

  20. Kayla on May 28, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    I’m fortunate here in citrus county the landfill gives out for free organic mulch. I drive up they dump a few loads in the bed and off I go. thank you for the seasonal guide!

  21. Jayse flames on May 28, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    “Winter” 🤣🤣

  22. Rachel Daggett on May 28, 2022 at 9:18 pm

    You have me so inspired after binging a ton of your videos, yesterday I was like "ok this weekend I’m going to clear out my garden beds and start prepping them for growing season." and then it snowed 2 inches just on my drive home. I need to calm down and just plan and maybe get some supplies until closer to growing season here haha

  23. Evidence suggestS on May 28, 2022 at 9:21 pm

    Happy frog out performs any other kind of bagged soil I have tried. It’s very expensive, $25 per bag 3cuft, but it really works. It’s not feasible to do a entire garden out of it unless your a millionaire but it can make a major difference in getting vegetables growing rapidly. I personally bag all of my cut grass and make piles of dirt, buy a box of worms from Walmart and throw them around the yard, unless my son takes them fishing. Much love from SW-C-FL, keep up the good work!;)

  24. Kim Fierek on May 28, 2022 at 9:21 pm

    Looks great and good advice on filling the beds.

  25. Chris Holcomb on May 28, 2022 at 9:23 pm

    Enjoying your no b.s., informative, friendly, smart, and witty vids. Keep ’em coming.

  26. JoAn Stead on May 28, 2022 at 9:23 pm

    So did you use chip drop? If yes, were you happy with the size of wood chips?

  27. Speaker Subject on May 28, 2022 at 9:24 pm

    I always get the ripped bags for the 50% off discount! But it still even with the discount is lots of money!!

  28. E S on May 28, 2022 at 9:24 pm

    I stopped buying Miracle Grow products when I learned that their parent company was Monsanto (now owned by Bayer). If Monsanto didn’t mind killing people with Glyphosate, they probably don’t mind sickening people with toxins in their other products. I don’t trust them.

  29. PapaSkitter on May 28, 2022 at 9:25 pm

    Great place to add red wigglers.

  30. Grow BigSP on May 28, 2022 at 9:29 pm

    Recently moved to St. Pete, new to the channel. Cool to see Florida specific gardening tips. Don’t have a yard yet but will buy a house in the next few years!

  31. Barbara Avelar on May 28, 2022 at 9:30 pm

    What kind of banana tree do you have? I have one for 2 years and no bananas? Zone 9b Pasco County would you suggest what kind of banana tree I should get and do the pups if transplanted give out bananas your tree looks beautiful. Thank you in advance.

  32. James Hill on May 28, 2022 at 9:30 pm

    I was reading the reviews and it says they contain lead is this true?

  33. Carole Rosario on May 28, 2022 at 9:31 pm

    Hügelkultur that is the way.

  34. Maria Serra -Queenmeetsgreen on May 28, 2022 at 9:34 pm

    Chirpdrop is another free way to get mulch delivered but you can’t control amount and they just dump it in front of your house

  35. Dave Schreiner on May 28, 2022 at 9:35 pm

    Thanks for sharing. I can see replacing my wood beds with these in the future.

  36. Gama Yeesah on May 28, 2022 at 9:38 pm

    PLEASE be careful using straw and manure! Many may contain persistent herbicides which will destroy your plants. Grazon is the commercial name of one of them. Again please research and know the original source of what your using. I only am warning because I poisoned 3 beds and I still cannot grow anything in them.

  37. Lottie Faith on May 28, 2022 at 9:38 pm

    Thanks for the info, I wondered what people used.

  38. Katie Denue on May 28, 2022 at 9:40 pm

    Loved this vid! Thank You!

  39. Tara Allison on May 28, 2022 at 9:40 pm

    I’m getting ready to build some raised beds and my husband and I were talking last night, we have a large mound of clay that we’re going to fill the raised beds half way up and then fill it up with some kind of soil…. Also question…totally not being critical or anything like that but I’m just curious why you do all your gardening in your front yard? And does your neighbors give you a hard time about it? Not being mean, I’m just curious….

  40. Eric Nyamu on May 28, 2022 at 9:41 pm

    Seriously whats the purpose of having metal planters ontop of soil?

  41. Crafty Stash on May 28, 2022 at 9:44 pm

    New subbie… where in Florida are you?..we are in New Port Richey area..9b zone..we have some great mulch the city delivers for free!!
    Jim Kovaleski is a gardener in our area that has a FABULOUS garden.. .Thanks for the great tips

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