Raised Vegetable Bed

The Part-time Gardener #5: A real life tale of building raised vegetable beds

This is a detailed account of our first attempt at building a raised vegetable bed.  Though we actually built two beds, this guide refers to only the larger bed measuring L 8.5' W  2.16'  H 1.38'. Materials and Costs - $123.65 We had all materials already on hand, unless indicated by a price. Excludes taxes: 8 … Continue reading The Part-time Gardener #5: A real life tale of building raised vegetable beds

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The Part-time Gardener #1: Gardening as a part-time “hobby”

Ke huli ka lima iluna, pololi ka opu; Ke huli ka lima ilalo, piha ka ‘opu. When your hands are turned up, you will be hungry.  When your hands are turned to the soil, you will be full. - Native Hawaiian Proverb I first heard this proverb as a volunteer at Ma'o Farms on the … Continue reading The Part-time Gardener #1: Gardening as a part-time “hobby”