Tag Archives: Western Red Cedar

5 Biggest Myths About Decking Materials

A naturally beautiful Real Cedar deck like this one doesn’t compare to a synthetic deck. Whether you’ve decided this is the year you’ll add a deck to your home, or you’re still pondering the project, as soon as you say the words: “I want to build a deck,” you’ll start hearing and reading lots of […]

10 Easy Edibles for First-Time Gardeners

Spring is right around the corner even though our Atlanta friends are stuck with cold weather and icy trees.  Now is the time to start thinking about what you are going to grow in your Western Red Cedar Raised Bed Garden from Thomas Lumber.  Here are 10 easy to grow vegetables to get you started. […]

Gardening in Raised Beds

Gardening in Raised Beds By Joe Lamp’l Raised garden beds provide a custom environment By JOE LAMP’L Given the option, I can’t imagine not utilizing raised garden beds. They offer a simple and effective way to create a healthy and productive garden by manipulating the growing environment. Ideal conditions can be created for soil structure […]

Building Raised Beds

Building Raised Beds By Joe Lamp’l Raised beds offer the best way to control soil composition and drainage By JOE LAMP’L I’m often asked about gardening in raised beds. It’s one of the best ways to grow productive and healthy plants and given the option, I’d choose raised beds every time. I attribute much of […]

Growing a Greener World Episode 406 – Setting Up A Garden

How to setup a complete Raised Bed Garden area. Our friends at Growing A Greener World TV called us last year about their Raised Bed Garden project going on in Alpharetta.  They were interested in Western Red Cedar 6″ x 6″ posts due to Western Red Cedar’s natural untreated resistance to rot and decay.  Plus […]

Spring is here! Time to Start Thinking about your Deck.

With Spring freshly upon us here in the south, a lot of us are starting our spring projects.  For some this is getting the yard back into to a state of green with hints of bright colors added in for decoration.  Maybe it is dong some spring-cleaning inside and outside the house.  Or it could […]