It may not be apparent to most people in the West but it is a fact that many scientists and food industry commentators are claiming the start of a worldwide food crisis. With natural disasters that are capable of destroying agricultural land seemingly on the increase, fresh water in shorter supply and the ever rising price of oil, it is small wonder that food prices remain volatile.
The sight of raised garden beds and flowerbeds is a common sight in gardens across the UK. Yet some may be put off installing raised beds by the cost of undertaking such a task. Here we look at the benefits provided from having raised garden beds and how cheap topsoil can greatly reduce the cost of installation.