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One of the advantages of having raised-row beds is the ability to drain off flooding. The rows here at the Veggie-Bed are built up and have furrows between them. The furrows allow excessive rain to run off into a ditch that retains the water and slowly soaks back into the surrounding ground. In the past, this entire area would remain flooded for days.
(Please notice the flowerpots protecting the young seedlings from the hard rainfall)
Writer: Tom Myrick