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I practiced a little this season and built a raised bed for my out of an old plastic bucket and metal wire mesh.

and are doing great and the is just so happy and thriving like I've never seen one of my self-planted tomatoes growing before <3

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Why is it raised?

What is the particular benefit of it being raised?

@SethBrown @3rik @plants no idea if this is OP's reasoning but raised beds are significantly more accessible. Bending down to garden is very difficult for many people.

@ehashman @SethBrown @plants yes, this and also I like to see my plants more close, so I love to put them somewhere up, where I can be closer.

But of course, such a bed - raised or not - also has a way more volume of soil in comparison to a regular pot.

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