Have a Look at beechgrove this weeks
iplayer or even Sunday morning BBC2 800 am
Depends how big it is and how much you want to spend. You can use a mixture of garden soil, any old cheopo compost like Lidls or similar, add some bone meal or chicken pellets, mix together and plant up! This is what I did last year for my veggie patch and all grew fine.
Oh and dont forget to post a photo, when you get a new camera,
I have just built a raised bed but the ground I am putting it on is mostly clay, too hard to dig level with ease. Would a layer of sand act as a good leveller and allow enough filtration?
Best to rough-dig it Joe, which will help with the drainage then fill the raised part with a mixture of topsoil and compost, adding some well-rotted manure (unless you're growing carrots/parsnips in which case skip adding the manure.) An ideal mix for a raised bed is about 60% topsoil, 30% compost, 10% manure.)
Hi Joe and Bob, just thought I'd show you a picture of the end result, this is just one half of the raised bed, it took a tone bag of top soil mixed with compost and manure, but it was worth the hard work
I love your vertical garden. Novel idea growing it up the fence. Certainly saves garden space