One dilemma facing many aspiring vegetable gardeners is sub-prime soil, shall we say. Compacted, clay soil is not uncommon in Kentuckiana but it is especially common in newer developments.
One way to off-set the problem is to employ a system of raised beds.
Raised beds are practical for many reasons and they are not just for the clay-challenged.
Practical because you do not have to till, dig, double dig or battle clay in a raised bed. The soil has been added by you so it is as good as you want it to be.
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