Gardens - Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Seven steps to a potager plot

By
Marjorie Mason
Photography by
Stacey Van Berkel-Haines

Secrets to creating your own edible garden that is as decorative as it is delicious


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2. Edge your planting areas
I edged each planting area with bark slabs, which helps to contain compost I add annually. A mulch of straw keeps the soil temperature constant, preserves moisture, prevents weed growth and keeps the produce clean.

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