I am about to start the journey of building my first vegetable garden using this garden bed. While I am looking forward to growing lots of zucchini and tomatoes, I am super confused about what kind of soils or mixes I should buy to fill it. Budget friendly products are needed.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
when i installed a 'birdies' raised garden bed (Great quality, by the way) i took the trailer to my local sand/fodder store and got a roughly 60/40 mix of loam / veggie compost mix.
i think they put like 250kg of loam and 150kg of veggie compost in the 6x4 trailer.
Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @Liam3. It's great to have you join us and many thanks for your question.
It's fantastic to see you've already received a helpful reply from @Bliv. A bulk mix is certainly an option but as your garden bed is relatively low-lying then you could also use a bagged mix.
You should find this step-by-step guide helpful: How to fill a raised garden bed by @Noelle. Within this guide, Noelle suggests using a potting mix designed for vegetables like Scotts Osmocote 25L Tomato, Vegetable & Herb Premium Potting Mix or Scotts Osmocote Plus Organics 25L Tomato, Vegetable & Herb Premium Planting Mix.
Please let us know if you need further information or have questions.