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    Landscape Field Video: How to Prepare a Garden Bed for Planting

    How to Prepare a Garden Bed for Planting

    This week, The Garden Continuum's Install Staff demonstrates how to prepare a garden bed for planting. On this property in Wellesley, TGC is expanding an existing perennial bed. Old trees and vines were removed from the back of the garden bed to make room for the new plantings. Check out the video below for great garden bed prep tips!

    Roto-tilling the soil and preparing for compost

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    Spreading the compost

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    Time to place the plants

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    Placing the plants

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    Starting to plant

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    Final product! The garden is planted

     

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    For more information on how to plant, take a look at last weeks video blog: How to Plant a Shrub

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