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Growing on raised beds in a Temperate climate has many benefits. Your beds will warm faster, maintain moisture without being wet, and are easy to access.

Raised beds can be on contour, built like a hugelkultur, or even with wooden frames. The design you use depends on materials.

Some raised beds have wide walking paths between them, or even small foot paths.  You decide what works best for you.

Mulch Path Magic

The right paths can reduce mud, but they can also retain water. They make access to your growing areas much more enjoyable. What I did was dug 24″ deep trenches about 24″ across the top on contour with double reach beds in between, then filled those trenches with shredded wood chips.
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