We love raised beds gardening because the beds are easy to maintain, produce lots of vegetables and fruits and simply look nice! So we decided to write a how-to guide with tips on building your own: “Raised Bed Gardening: How to Build a Raised Garden Bed with Plans and Examples Using Wood, Stone, Block and Other Materials (Gardening Guides)”.
The first step to growing lots of vegetables in a small place is building a raised garden bed.
- A Longer Growing Season
- Higher Yields
- Frames Readily Support Trellises, Cold Frames, Covers and Irrigation
- Less Work and Easier Access for the Gardener
- Ability to Garden on Unsuitable Sites
- Saves Water
- Allows the Physically Impaired to Garden
Our Raised Garden Bed Plans & Guide Contains:
- Why Garden in a Raised Bed?
- Advantages of Raised Bed Gardening
- Ideas for Raised Bed Building Materials and Designs
- Includes Material Lists to Build a Variety of Rectangular Raised Beds with Lumber – No Kit Needed!
- Raised Beds and Slope of Garden Site
- Detailed Plans for Building Raised Beds with Lumber Framing Construction | How High Should My Raised Bed Be?
- Directions for Squaring and Leveling a Raised Bed
- Example of Stepped Raised Bed Construction on a Steep Slope
- “S”,”U”,” E” and “W” Raised Bed Designs
- Soil Preparation – What Kind of Soil Should You Use
- Is Pressure Treated Wood Safe to Use in Your Garden? What is the Best Wood to Use?
- Includes 12 diagrams, 58 photos and 5 Tables
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Other Gardening Guides
We also have two diy greenhouse plans for both a portable, small greenhouse and a larger walk-in greenhouse, both of which can be built on top of a raised garden bed. Just follow the link for more information.