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Make a Lasagna Garden in a Raised Bed

Jenny Blackwell is curator of the Discovery Garden and plantings at the south end of Brooklyn Botanic Garden.


  • Beth Cusack October 10, 2019

    If I have a wood raised bed that is on legs off the ground, do you suggest a different lining at the bottom of the box? It’s not directly on ground. Is a layer of pea gravel helpful?

  • tom September 1, 2017

    Is it possible to make a lasagna garden with food scraps (vegetables and fruit) in an apartment? I’m thinking that there won’t be enough bacterial activity to decompose properly all the scraps.

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