Tomato Plants
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Depth of Raised Vegetable Garden Bed

Anonymous added on March 4, 2011 | Answered

What is the best depth for a raised veggie garden, 6 or 12 inches? I'd like to plant tomato and peppers along with lettuce and herbs.

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Nikki
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Answered on March 7, 2011

6 inches is fine if there is soil beneath the raised bed. If the raised bed will be on a non-soil surface, like concrete, I would recommend at least 12 inches.

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