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Jeff Merkle

Establishing a four-acre homestead in southeastern Wisconsin.
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Articles by Jeff Merkle

A Simple Raised Bed Design
February 14, 2020 · · Growing

About a year ago, my wife and I moved across the country to acreage in Wisconsin. While we have many plans for the land, our immediate short-term goals were as follows: 1) Convert the existing garden into a chicken run and renovate a chicken coop, 2) Build raised beds close to the back of the house so the whole family can enjoy growing their favorite veggies and herbs.

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