“Sometimes garden writers make things involve more work and expense than necessary. Raised garden beds are one example. Your crops will grow fine whether your beds are level, raised or even sunken (a good choice in dry, windy regions).
Maintaining dedicated beds — where you plant crops — and dedicated pathways where you walk is the important piece.”
Read more: http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/cheap-garden-beds-zm0z13amzmat.aspx#ixzz2PcOwavE9