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I have just bought a raised garden bed. What is the best mulch and mix to fill it with. I am growing herbs and vegies.

The bed is 80cm high and 1.5m long and in summer it's in full sun and in winter, full shade. We live on the Sunshine Coast so don't get much if any frost.

Submitted: 02:44PM, 01 Dec 2009
Answer: Hi Karen, best option is to start with some organic soil mix from your landscape supplier and progressively build it up further with well rotted manures and good compost. Regular applications of dynamic lifter, seaweed tonics and liquid fertilisers will ensure enough nutrients to have great results. Mulch with compost or sugar cane mulch to preserve moisture and stifle weeds while improving the soil.
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