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Wish List Wednesday | Raised Garden Beds
Welcome to another Wish List Wednesday! On the third Wednesday of every month I’m sharing about all sorts of things I’d like to have, try or know more about. So far I’ve brought you lists on things from solar-powered garden gadgets to garden apps for your mobile device. To see all of my Wish List Wednesday posts so far, click here.
Today’s wish list is all about raised garden beds – various ways to build them, along with some snazzy accessories to make garden more enjoyable. I’m a big fan of raised beds. To learn more about the advantages of gardening in raised beds, read the Try Square Foot Gardening section of this article.
Raised Bed Ideas
Herb Spiral Made with 2 x 4’s
Use a Living Hedge
For those of us who grew up in the 80’s – LOOK – we can now have a grown-up cabbage patch!
$10 Raised Beds – Made from Cedar!!
Straw-Bale Raised Beds Have Unique Advantages
Raised Garden Bed Braces
Woven-Willow Raised Beds
These are natural and beautiful. You can find tutorials online for making your own.
Charming Stacked-Stone Garden Beds
Raised Beds from Landscape Timbers
These are simple to make. Be sure to avoid treated lumber as it may leach chemicals into your soil.
Stair-Step Beds for Small Spaces
Raised Beds Made From Pallets (Idea #1)
Raised Beds Made From Pallets (Idea #2)
Cinder Blocks – Super Easy
Try planting marigolds or smelly herbs in the spaces inside the blocks to deter pests. Please also be mindful that some people say cement beds may cause your soil to be slightly alkaline over time.
Re-Use Broken Concrete for Your Raised Garden Bed
Any demolition going on in your area? I bet the contractors would let you haul away busted-up concrete for free!
Sheet Metal Edging
Rain Gutter Garden
If you don’t want them on your house, try hanging them on a shed or even an existing wooden raised garden.
Water Trough Converted to Raised Bed
Wine (Box) and a Salad Raised Mini-Beds
Cold Frames and Mini-Green Houses
Flip-Top Mini Greenhouse
It sits right on top of your raised bed!
Cold Frame – Elliot Coleman Style
Enclosed Bed and Fence Combo
I know it’s not a cold frame or a greenhouse, but the design of this garden inspires me to think that you could create module polythene panels to attach when the weather gets cool. A girl can dream, right? (Plus it keeps the deer out!)
Raised Bed Accessories
Store Your Tools In a Mailbox
Cute and clever!
Have a Seat (And Move it Around!)