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Can anyone please help me; i've been asking for days, no reply. I have built raised garden beds 16 inches high. Is it ok to fill the bottom 8-10 inches with good dirt, then put 6-8 inches of Mel'sMix on top???
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You don't even need "good dirt" in the lower part. You can put your choice of "fill" in the bottom, a layer of weed cloth, THEN your Mel's Mix.
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JC, Welcome to the SFG Forum. The answer to your question is yes you may fill the bottom with what ever and the top 6 inches of Mel's Mix.jcoulter77 wrote:Can anyone please help me; i've been asking for days, no reply. I have built raised garden beds 16 inches high. Is it ok to fill the bottom 8-10 inches with good dirt, then put 6-8 inches of Mel'sMix on top???
I do find it curious that you say you have asked this question for days, yet this is your first post. Where were you asking this question previously?
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