Started with three raised bed appx. 5×10 feet. Sheet mulch method, built by Zech.
Cardboard laid wet on top of sheared lawn, then 2" of municipal wood mulch, then 4" of topsoil mixed with 80 lbs. commercial manure/humus and 40 lbs. mushroom compost. Bed completed 6/14, first seeds planted 6/15/09.
2010 expanded to 1,000 SF.
Located in 'Chicago', 'suburban Chicago', United States, creme's 4 No RaBBITs Allowed! Backyard garden is an outdoor organic garden that currently contains 18 plants.This is a Vegetable garden that is known to be in USDA Hardiness Zone 5. It has mainly Combination soil and receives Full Sun light.