Home gardeners are often told how important soil testing is for their garden success. But, the tests and the interpretations differ if you are growing in a raised bed or container where soil is not the primary growing medium. If you are using compost, peat, and other materials for your vegetable gardening, then this publication is for you. It was designed to answer frequently asked questions to assist gardeners is getting the most out of their smaller site raised beds and containers. It provides calculations for converting recommendations to the size of your raised bed as well as information on using soluble fertilizers in watering as is common in these growing envrionments.
Published by: University of Tennessee Extension
Date Released: February 2019
Link to Resource: https://extension.tennessee.edu/publications/Documents/W804-B.pdf