Raised beds are great for areas with poor soil or for a contained gardening area. I used all compost from the farm for the humus in my raised beds. Old oak timbers from the local coal mine I picked up dirt cheap.
Yes, all of 2013 and part of 2012 are missing from the blog. You can thank Mike H for that. Almost all of those posts were about our great friendship and our partnership in farming. You all know how that turned out!