how many inches of dirt in a raised garden bed
3-6 inches (76-152 mm)
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How much soil do I need for a raised garden bed?
For a 48 raised garden bed, you will need 15 bags of soil (1.5 cubic feet per bag) or 21.44 cubic feet of soil. This is assuming your raised garden bed is 8 inches high and the bags of soil you are buying contains 1.5 cubic feet of soil per bag.
How do you calculate the area of a raised garden bed?
Multiply the width by the length and then by the desired soil depth to obtain your cubic area. For example, if your raised bed is 10 foot long by 4 foot wide by 1 foot deep that calculation works out Many garden centers sell soil in large bags which hold 1 cubic yard.
How much soil do I need to fill a 24 inch garden?
If the sides are only 6鈥?high, then 2/3 of a cubic yard of soil will fill your bed. Doubling the depth doubles the amount of soil to 1 cubic yards and a 24鈥?deep bed needs almost 2 cubic yards of soil.
How do I choose the best raised beds for my Garden?
Considerations include the cost of raised beds, the condition of the soil beneath the bed, soil depth requirements for the intended crop, and especially important to mature gardeners, how much bending over you want to do. Preparing the Ground for Raised Beds How Tall Should a Raised Bed Be?