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Got energetic and pulled together a new bed this weekend. Roughly 4x8, old cedar logs used to frame it - I have plenty, and considerably cheaper than buying dimensional lumber, cedar or otherwise.
 
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Guess it would help to attach the picture!  
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New bed 4x8 cedar
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Artie, not bad,

With luck the cedar will outlast my oak logs.  So what is the bedding you used?  It looks like very fine woodchips or even rotted wood.

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Thanks Eric!  That is actually some of my topsoil that I set aside from some building projects - pretty high clay content, but also a fair bit of rottted wood in there as well from roots/stumps. Good eye!

Probably fairly acidic, so maybe I should have raked in some lime. Will mulch with some compost - that might help.

Planted out with onions, Brussels, cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower.
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Bed planted
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I think that will do very nicely.  I love raised beds,  they just seem to make life go easier for growing things.

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