Ideas for Raised Beds – Currently, the park in houses not only as a complement, but it is increasingly becoming just as important as the architectural design and interior. Even the park has become a symbol of prestige for some people. The better park setup, home becomes more attractive. The nice park in houses shows the excellent social class of the residents. Expected garden design not only reflects the personal of homeowners, but also supports the activities and space needs for the residents of the House starting from the head of the family, wife and kids. For example, one of the current lifestyle trend is organizing a garden party with a barbeque in the evening or late afternoon. Of course we will gladly organize a party when our Park has been designed well, especially at night.
Besides that, if we have children who are active, of course we need place or fields to play. Elements of garden such as swings and equipment of children play ground can we integrate in garden design. In addition, many aspects we should estimate in designing the park. Even though we get help from our landscaper, stay should pay attention to important aspects in the design of the park, namely: spacious parks, activities will be accommodated in the park, and harmony with the type of building. Owning a house that is surrounded by a beautiful garden in the front yard, side or back of the house become a goal almost every homeowner. Park on the courtyard that was filled with a wide variety of plant has a very important role. In addition to serving as the greening which beneficial for health, also give charm and color which make the house look more beautiful and interesting.
But make the garden as we want very difficult if the land around our house belongs to the critical land, due to the critical land difficult to be planted. But this time you don’t have to worry if your house is located in the critical land. You can still create a garden around your home with import the top layers of soil from elsewhere that fertile. Then you can put the fertile soil in bed raised to preserve its fertility and moisture. Raised bed shapes resembling the above ground pools, but raised bed not filled with water but it is filled with fertile soil. A layer of fertile soil is placed in a raised bed in order to it is not eroded by water, so the nutrients contained in the soil remains awake. Raised bed lots found in a barren area. The presence of raised bed really helps people who want to plant the crops in arid places.
The following will explain about ideas for raised bed. There are several techniques that you can do to make raised beds. In addition, this type of raised beds also varies such as:
1.General raised beds
Make a raised bed with a rectangular shape, width about 1-1.2 meters and its edging limited with boards, wood or stone to prevent erosion of top soil due to the rain. Beds can be filled with topsoil or compost which has been prepared.
Make high raised beds and filled it with top soil or fertile soil. Create a form similar to the key hole in the middle of raised beds for mildewing the organic waste.
Raised beds have been given the barrier, filled with organic materials which rich in carbon and nitrogen interchangeably up to its height about 1-1.5 meters. Then cover it with a tarp and leave for 1-2 months so that the organic ingredients are mixed and blended. After the organic ingredients merges, the height of pile will go down. With this you don’t have to haul topsoil or compost from somewhere else.
This system is similar to lasagna gardening, but hugelkultur uses the wood that starts to rot on the bottom of raised beds. The wood will serve as a backup repository for water like a sponge. This wood will also gradually decayed into nutrients for plants.