Inground Gardening Pros and Cons
Inground gardens are just what they sound like. While raised beds are built above the soil line, inground gardens are dug right into existing soil.
In ground gardens are at least equal to, and often superior to, raised beds. There are good reasons to use both methods.
Inground gardens utilize the soil you already have, and they don’t require any additional framework, so it’s usually less expensive to start an inground garden.
Since inground gardens don’t have any frames, you don’t need to worry about replacing the structures every few years.
Unlike raised beds, you don’t need to construct any frames for inground gardens.
In ground gardens are a better choice for water-hungry plants and dry areas with good soil.
Whereas raised beds invite structural interest, in-ground gardens blend in more naturally.
Large plants are often better suited to growing in the ground.
There are some drawbacks of in ground gardens that you'll want to consider. Weeding is more difficult to keep up with in in ground gardens.
Poor soil is no place to put an in-ground garden.