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New Year, New Start in the Gulf South
New Year, New Start in the Gulf South
While there is still some cold weather ahead of us, early blooming narcissus and the bright red blooms of quince remind me that January is the unofficial beginning of the spring garden season in the south.  There are several garden...
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December in the Gulf South
December in the Gulf South
The old saying states that down here in the south the weather is always Christmas or summer. While I understand what the phrase means, I think it does a bit of a dis-service to December in the Gulf South. While...
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Tips for Growing Mint in Your Garden
Tips for Growing Mint in Your Garden
Mint is a fast grower, so it's important to keep an eye on it. Since mint has such prolific roots, you can easily get overwhelmed by its growth if you don't contain it properly. Fortunately, mint grows best in moist...
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Timely Tips for November Gardening
Timely Tips for November Gardening
November is an odd time of the year for the gardeners of the Gulf South.  While the milder temperatures are definitely appreciated by plants and people alike, active weather systems pushing down from the north mean our average first freeze...
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September in the Gulf South
September in the Gulf South
As I write this, the thing I was beginning to think would never happen again is actually happening - it is raining. Not really much of a rain, but after the record-setting, blistering summer of 2022, it is enough to...
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Jim and Ara Master Gardener Vego Garden Texas Eco Farm
Ask an Expert: August Edition
Every month, we feature an expert gardener or farmer to answer your most burning questions and explore common topics within the community. In July, we asked the community for their questions about soil health management, and are thrilled to have our...
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Are Vego Garden Beds A Good Investment? Here's What You Can Save!
Are Vego Garden Beds A Good Investment? Here's What You Can Save!
In case you haven’t yet heard, raised garden beds come with a plethora of benefits - especially our very own Vego Garden Raised Garden Beds! They make it easier for you to reach into the soil and tend to your...
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Metal Raised Garden Beds vs Wood Raised Garden Beds
Metal Raised Garden Beds Vs Wood Raised Garden Beds
  Raised garden bed kits are the preferred solution for many above ground gardens for various reasons. Raised garden beds offer protection from weeds and pests, provide better ergonomics, and can easily be filled with high quality organic soil to...
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How Much Soil Do I Need For A Raised Garden Bed?
How Much Soil Do I Need For A Raised Garden Bed?
Many people are interested in raised gardens because of the myriad of benefits that they offer. Some of those benefits include more control over soil type and condition, ease of planting using the square foot method, and less weeds.Most importantly,...
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The Difference Between Garden Soil and Raised Bed Soil
The Difference Between Garden Soil and Raised Bed Soil
Knowing the difference between raised bed soil and garden soil is crucial for new gardeners. Read the blog to learn about the best soil for raised garden beds.
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About Vego

At Vego Garden, our goal is to redefine Raised Garden Beds. The company was founded with the goal of launching a modular metal garden bed system with a 20+ year life expectancy, utilizing eco-friendly metal materials instead of cutting down trees. We emphasize innovative design and high quality with our products. The name vego carries the spirit of DIY modular raised beds suitable for growing vegetables.

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